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Expanding Women’s Health Venture Capital with Jessica Karr

Women are often underserved in the healthcare system and this gap in quality of care is a large detriment to society as a whole. Coyote Ventures, founded by Jessica Karr, is one of the only venture capital funds investing in women-led startups creating women’s healthcare solutions. Join us in our conversation today where we talk about women’s healthcare, how to empower women and girls, and more! This week’s episode 78 of How Women Inspire Podcast is about expanding women’s health venture capital!

In this episode of How Women Inspire Podcast, Jessica Karr is sharing the importance of being collaborative to get the best results and actionable steps you can take right now to build a strong professional network.

Jessica Karr is the Founder and General Partner at Coyote Ventures, a venture capital fund investing in early-stage startups that are innovating women's health & wellness. Jessica is passionate about innovation that drives positive change in human health, equality, and our relationship with the earth. She worked for 6+ years designing and launching the Impossible burger as the 12th employee. Moreover, Jessica has advised and consulted over a dozen companies internationally on product strategies.

Some of the talking points Julie and Jessica go over in this episode include:

  • Jessica’s choice to have Coyote Ventures focus on women’s healthcare solutions.

  • The cost of a lack of women’s healthcare on society, families, and employers.

  • The balance of masculine and feminine characteristics for well-rounded leadership.

  • Jessica’s two most important things to look for in a startup.

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