Women entrepreneurs who break through to equity financing: The influence of human, social and financial capital

  title={Women entrepreneurs who break through to equity financing: The influence of human, social and financial capital},
  author={Nancy M. Carter and Candida Brush and Patricia Gene Greene and E. J. Gatewood and Myra M. Hart},
  journal={Venture Capital},
  pages={1 - 28}
This is one of the first efforts to systematically study attributes of women business owners and their equity financing strategies. The study explored the factors associated with the use of equity capital in women led firms. Hypotheses examined the influence of human and social capital on the likelihood of seeking equity funding, access to funding sources, bootstrapping techniques and development of financial strategies. Data for this study came from a survey of 235 US women business owners… 

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