Venture Capital Investing with Erika Cramer

Venture capital, which is one type of investing, can be confusing to understand unless, of course, you’re talking to Erika Cramer, Managing Member and General Partner of How Women Invest, who has over 25 years of experience in investment banking.

Today we will break down just what it is, how to start investing in this way, and how business can secure these types of investors. That’s why episode 8 of How Women Inspire Podcast is about venture capital investing, with Erika Cramer!

In this episode of How Women Inspire Podcast, Erika Cramer is sharing the importance of venture capital investing to ease the gender wage gap and actionable steps you can take right now to either start investing or get an investor.

Some of the talking points Erika and I go over in this episode include:

  • The identity shift Erika went through when she retired from investment banking, and how she handled the loss of a title to recreate her identity.

  • Why women in venture capital is such a huge passion for Erika, and how important the gender wealth gap is in this as well.

  • What Erika believes is most exciting for those limited partners when it comes to venture investing, and what venture capital investing is.

  • Some of the trends Erika is seeing in venture today, and what she’s seeing in the market for both the investors and the businesses looking for investors.

If you’ve ever been curious about what venture is, how to be a part of it, or how to secure venture capital investors for your own business, this episode cannot be skipped! So be sure to tune in to all the episodes to receive tons of practical tips and to hear even more about the points outlined above.

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