GOLDEN SEEDS NEWSLETTER

See new findings about the advantages of gender diversity in this blog by Golden Seeds Managing Partner Loretta McCarthy.
 
Marsha Firestone, President and Founder of the Women President’s Organization has observed thousands of successful entrepreneurs.  She shares her views about leadership in this new blog.
 
In our quest to find great women-led companies, Golden Seeds has expanded its reach this fall with two new chapters.   We welcome both New Jersey and Arizona to our national footprint.  See details below.

Read below about the entrepreneurial journeys of two Golden Seeds companies: Grasshopper Bank and Modumetal.

GENDER DIVERSITY = GOOD
BUSINESS
Gender Diversity leads to better talent, higher investor value and innovation. See updated research from Harvard Business Review, McKinsey and Gallup.


A Q&A WITH MARSHA FIRESTONE OF THE WPO
We spoke with the President and Founder of the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), Marsha Firestone, about leadership, motivation and two decades of celebrating women entrepreneurs.  
THE BUSINESS CONDITIONS IN NEW JERSEY ARE RIPE FOR GOLDEN SEEDS
The New Jersey chapter of Golden Seeds has been launched in partnership with the First Lady of New Jersey and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority. 

THE RIGHT CLIMATE IN MANY WAYS: ARIZONA CHAPTER OF GOLDEN SEEDS
Arizona offers a vibrant ecosystem of entrepreneurs and investors – and is one of the fastest growing economies in the U.S. We welcome Arizona as new chapter of Golden Seeds.
 
How did she do it? A Q&A with Judith Erwin, CEO of Grasshopper Bank

We recently spoke with the CEO of Grasshopper Bank about what entrepreneurs can look forward to from this exciting women-led financial institution. Golden Seeds is proud to be an investor in this innovative company.
How did she do it? A Q&A with Christina Lomasney, Co- founder, President, and CEO of Modumetal

Christina Lomasney, co-founder, CEO & President of Modumetal, explores the rewards and challenges she faces making unprecedented advancements in an industry as old as time.
The early-stage investment firm with a focus on women leaders

Golden Seeds pursues investment returns through the empowerment of women entrepreneurs and those who invest in them. We offer an environment in which exciting women-led businesses receive capital and connections to grow and successfully exit.  The group is headquartered in New York City, with active chapters in Arizona, Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Houston, New Jersey and Silicon Valley. One of the largest angel networks in the United States, Golden Seeds has more than 300 members nationwide and has invested over $125 million in more than 170 companies. Plus, the organization has a relationship with three funds with committed capital of $36 million. We aim to achieve market returns for our investors while at the same time creating lasting impact.

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