Here is a woman who has persisted in an industry where she has probably experienced a lot of discrimination already, but she is so passionate about her idea, that she has managed to build a team and a product around it. To get as far as she has already, in spite of the obstacles I bet she has faced, requires a lot of courage, tenacity, and ability to execute. Those are precisely the traits I look for when I decide to invest in a company.
Dear Male Execs and VCs: “Lean In” with us for the Long Haul
Dedra Chamberlin

Nevertheless, she persisted. A common pattern, no?

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