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Doing It For Themselves

Woman investors are changing business.
August 1, 2000
URL: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/30508

Woman investing is booming. Just look at angel investing.

From New York to Seattle to Los Angeles, high-net-worth women are creating both informal and formal networks, and often the beneficiaries of this financial muscle-flexing are woman entrepreneurs.

"I have people e-mailing and calling me from around the country asking how they can start [angel investment networks] in their communities," says Kay Koplovitz, founder of the USA Networks cable channel and currently CEO of Working Woman Network. She is helping women start angel funds in major cities.

In Los Angeles, a fund created by Koplovitz and former California Treasurer Kathleen Brown is in the formative stages. Women in Chicago and Dallas are also exploring the possibilities. Below are some other woman angel networks:


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