Gender Lens Investing: A Step Towards Woman-Friendly Capitalism

Globally, gender lens investing is becoming an integral part of conversations among investors, financial institutions, donors, and governments. As it is still in nascent stages, there are many questions around its definition and approach. Is it about pink-labelling a process? Is it about an exclusive focus on women for investment decisions? The answer to both these questions is "no". Gender lens investing is not about excluding men and male-owned companies, but about amending a process that has implicit, albeit unconscious biases in it.

2 Top Criteria Of Investing Smart During A Downturn

Just yesterday, I got a question from a prolific angel investor who has been doing investing in the seed space for the past couple of years. He asked, "What kind of companies should he be investing in given the chill in the market environment?" That got me thinking a bit deeper on the subject.