K. Shelly Porges
K. Shelly Porges is the Founder and Managing Partner of The Billion Dollar Fund for Women, a global consortium of venture funds that tackles the gender funding gap. She is also a successful serial entrepreneur and investor as well as a global entrepreneurship advocate. Ms. Porges is the former Senior Advisor, Global Entrepreneurship Program (GEP) at the U.S. State Department, a program she expanded to almost 150 countries, under Secretary Clinton.
Imagine you were an investor in 1977 when the average computer filled a room almost the size of an auditorium and was used only by large corporations. Then, imagine if two young technologists came to you and said they’d built a computer that sits on your desk with a typewriter keyboard. "We call it 'Apple,'”...
February 4, 2019