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The Purse Podcast

92 EpisodesProduced by Jana HlistovaWebsite

We are changing the conversation for women about money and investing.We focus on how women can manage and invest their money in the public and private markets and how they are the driving force behind the change we want to see in the world.We talk to change makers, financial experts, wealth managers… read more


#51: Investing in women/diverse teams and what makes 'a good investor' with Marcia Dawood

Marcia Dawood is an investor in over 200 early stage private companies. In addition to her own investing, she is a Venture Partner with Mindshift Capital and a part of the investment committee for Next Wave Impact Fund.  She also serves as a board member and advisor to Zive and Misfits Bakehouse.  SheEO is an organization Marcia actively supports.

She currently serves as the Chair of the Board of the Angel Capital Association (ACA).  The ACA is the professional society for angel investors in the US and globally.  Marcia also is a founding member and current chair of the Growing Women’s Capital group building syndication and collaboration among US investment groups focused on women-led companies.

She received an MBA from the Global Executive program at UNC’s Kenan Flagler’s School of Business, OneMBA.

We cover the following in our conversation:

  • Investing in women and diverse teams
  • Angel investing
  • Venture capital
  • Female investors
  • What makes a good investor
  • How do investors start caring about making a good return and building a better world?

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