Investing In Women Isn’t a Charity. It’s a $3 Trillion Business Opportunity with Jesse Draper, Founding Partner, Halogen Ventures.


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In this exciting episode, our very special guest is the amazing Jesse Draper. Jesse Draper is a founding partner of Halogen Ventures and focused on early-stage investing in consumer technology companies led by female and co-ed teams. In this episode, we discussed investing in women and the $3 Trillion business opportunity, that investing in women represents. Jesse Draper is a 4th generation venture capitalist, as well as the creator and host of Emmy, nominated television series, The Valley Girl Show. She is a fierce advocate for investing in women and the opportunity for using technology and innovation to solve some of the biggest issues facing women and families today. Among her, 70+ portfolio companies, are the Skimm, Babylist, ThirdLove, HopSkipDrive, The Flex Company, Squad (acquired by Twitter), Eloquii (sold to Walmart) and This is L (sold to P&G).
Selected as one of the top 10 early-stage female investors by Business Insider, Draper was also listed by Marie Claire magazine as one of the ‘50 Most Connected Women in America’, nominated by the NRF as a DealMakeHers, Variety’s Holly’s New Leaders, and Refinery29 30 Rising Stars.” Draper has been a contributor to Marie Claire, Forbes, and is a regular investor and tech personality showcased on Cheddar, CNBC, CNN. Following Jesse’s viral Medium piece, Investing in Women Isn’t a Charity, she’s become a leading voice of women in technology.
Jesse proudly sits on the board of directors of Trust & Will, Carbon38, Preemadonna (creator of the Nailbot) and the non-profit board Bizworld and Project Glimmer. Draper supports the Parkinson’s Institute and is very involved with growing UCLA’s female entrepreneurship community.

We discussed the importance of entrepreneurs knowing their personal financial identities, based on the Personal Financial Identities Quiz. Listen in to this exciting episode of the Holistic Wealth Podcast with special guest, Jesse Draper.

Resources Used In This Episode:

Holistic Wealth Expanded and Updated: 36 Life Lessons To Help You Recover From Disruption, Find Your Life Purpose and Achieve Financial Freedom.

The Personal Financial Identities Framework & Quiz by Keisha Blair.

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