Why Chile’s government accelerator is investing in women-led startups

Globally, less than one in five startups have a female founder. And progress is slow: the percentage of women-founded venture-backed companies has stood still at around 17% since 2012. Some of the problems stem from the gender issues that hold women back in every sector, from challenges of work-family balance, to unequal access to information, training, and business networks. Women earn …

6 Ways Great Companies Use Board Decks to Their Advantage

After graduating from college in June, I had the chance to spend three months at Union Square Ventures, helping with a project that created anonymous aggregate insights for USV portfolio companies by analyzing data across stages, customers, and industries. In order to not put a lot of extra reporting effort on our companies, we approached this project by drawing from …

‘We can’t use old models on new innovation’: A top GSK exec says pharma is about to see a massive shift

It’s been an exciting and at times challenging few years for the healthcare industry. That’s especially true with regard to cutting-edge treatments that harness the body, and with the way these one-time-only therapies challenge the standard way we pay for medication. As companies and patients face higher price tags, it will take some new ways of thinking to figure out …