Each weekly issue showcases the accomplishments of leading women in the industry: big deals and new ventures, fundraising and exits, and successes at companies owned or run by women. Women’s PE Briefs reports on who’s hiring, who’s retiring, who’s been promoted and who was honored with awards and recognition. When all the important news of the week appears in Women’s PE Briefs, readers can see the significant impact women have across the private equity and alternative investment landscape.
The editor of Women’s PE Briefs is Falk Marques Group Vice President David G. Barry, formerly of Dow Jones & Co., where he oversaw the editorial development of in-person events and audio conferences under such brands as the Private Equity Analyst and VentureWire.
What’s Happening Now in Women’s PE Briefs?
Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., now has three female venture capitalists on its board after its latest round of funding. Read more by subscribing.
A Conversation With Jalak Jobanputra
Jalak Jobanputra, aka The Barefoot VC blogger and founder of FuturePerfect Ventures, is in the vanguard of investing in frontier technology — the blockchain, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things. She is particularly impressed with the effect of blockchain technology on the developing world. With two billion people unbanked, and having little or no access to credit and capital, Jobanputra sees the blockchain having a “life-changing impact” on emerging markets.
Tune in to this new video for the full interview.