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Jana Messerschmidt: How do we get more women on the cap table?

Jana Messerschmidt: How do we get more women on the cap table?

Update: 2019-11-201
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Venture capitalist Jana Messerschmidt, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how she became a partner at Lightspeed and the co-founder of an all-female group of angel investors called #ANGELS. Messerschmidt previously worked at DivX, Netflix, and Twitter, and also discusses the early days of video streaming online and how Netflix timed the market perfectly. Plus: Why #ANGELS doesn't invest only in women, what made that collective different from traditional venture capital, and the urgent need to ensure that women have their fair share of equity in tech startups.

Read a full transcript of this interview here.

Featuring:

Jana Messerschmidt (@janamal), partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners (@Lightspeedvp) and co-founder, #ANGELS (@hashtagangels)

Hosts:

Kara Swisher (@karaswisher), Recode co-founder and editor-at-large

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Jana Messerschmidt: How do we get more women on the cap table?

Jana Messerschmidt: How do we get more women on the cap table?

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