It is such a privilege to call Shelly Kapoor Collins our advisor, mentor and business partner. Her rigor and support for my company and genuine drive to help Kraus Aerospace succeed go way above and beyond what one can hope from a VC. Shelly is extremely sincere in her efforts towards helping women entrepreneurs succeed beyond a monetary investment and openly shares her vast global network of connection and business acquaintances to do so. Shelly understands the challenges that women entrepreneurs face while balancing work and family, and is a staunch supporter of the female cofounders lucky enough to work with her. Fatema Hamdani, Co-Founder Kraus Aerospace
Shelly has been a valued advisor to Glamsquad for the successful launch of our newest DC market. Her robust network and her passion and drive make her an asset to any organization Amy Schecter, CEO, GlamSquad
Historically, companies with female founders performed 66% better* than those with all male-founders.
That is why the Shatter Fund exclusively invests in high potential disruptive technology companies led by female entrepreneurs.
It's in the data.*Innovation by Design: The Case for Investing in Women. *Anita Borg Institute. April. 2014. Web. 07 Aug 2014
Drive returns for investors as the premier investment fund for women entrepreneurs
Drive new economic growth and spur innovation
Close the gender gap by providing the go-to funding opportunity for female entrepreneurs
Legacy industries such as Healthcare, Education and Finance, where women are the majority of the workforce and largely the end-customer are ripe for disruption. We are actively seeking women entrepreneurs who want to scale their innovative companies in these spaces. And, we are seeking women led technology companies in general.
Women should be building solutions “for” women. Many issues that concern millions of women still lack innovative solutions because women fight an uphill battle as entrepreneurs.*2016 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity
The Inaugural Shatter Summit on May9th
in San Francisco was a huge success!
Read about it here
Without access to the capital required to start, grow and scale companies, women cannot become 100% participants in the innovation economy... and are effectively cut out of the entrepreneurial opportunity America is famous for.
The Shatter Summit will bring together successful women and men who have the power to alter the status quo and change the world.