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Stiletto Network by Pamela Ryckman

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The Big (Girl) Bang

There’s been a Big (Girl) Bang, and constellations of energized young ladies have alighted on the scene. Venture capitalists say they’ve seen a huge influx of female entrepreneurs in the last five years, and many think it’s the start of a virtuous circle. “More women entrepreneurs will lead to more women executives,” says Theresia Gouw Ranzetta, the Accel partner who is on Forbes’s Midas List of Top Tech Investors. “Women who create their own companies are more likely to rise more quickly in the world, and they set the tone for their companies’ cultures and promotion systems.” In short, women hire and promote more women. More women at the top lead to more women rising in the ranks.

Alexa Hirschfeld goes a step further, saying ...

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