Progress or Pinkwashing: Who Benefits From Women-Focused Capital Funds? FREE STUDY!
This 2019 paper (25 pages) will be of significant interest to entrepreneur looking for funding and for those managing women-focused capital funds. The research examines the positioning of gender within women-focused capital funds (WFCFs) to consider the extent to which these digitally enabled sources of finance reflect the tenets of entrepreneurial feminism. Content analysis of 27 funds situated in Canada and the USA informs about fund mandates, rationales, types of capital, and anticipated outcomes. This paper is made available at no charge thanks to the generosity of Dr. Barbara Orser at the Telfer School of Management, Ottawa, Canada.