Angel group aims to encourage women investors across Europe and beyond
Maria Eugenia Giron (MBA 1992) is an entrepreneur and investor in the luxury goods industry, based in Madrid. She’s a cofounder of Rising Tide Europe, a women’s angel investing group that is part of an international movement to provide investing, learning, and networking for women investors. In this interview, she talks about the opportunities for women in Europe and beyond.
“We realized a few years ago that the number of women angel investors was still less than 10 percent. We decided to do something to change it. The result is Rising Tide Europe, a program for learning while investing in European startups. We raise awareness for women and invite them to be investors, and also share best practices and network and change the reality that we face to improve those numbers.
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