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2010 We Own It Summit Results and Goals Forward


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2010 We Own It Summit Results and Goals Forward

  1. 1. 2010 Recap Materials 1. 2010-2011 Goals 2. 2021 Goals 3. Detailed Breakout Conversation Notes
  2. 2. <ul><li>Get the data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Patents filed with a woman. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High growth companies started by women. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance of companies started by women. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research on impact social networking on women entrepreneurs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Measure performance of women investors. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find the sweet spot (where business case meets women entrepreneurs). </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PR – Get out the message </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The diversity (inclusive, global) message. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The positive stories. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The opportunity of entrepreneurship. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The fun and profit of being an investor. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Connect us! </li></ul>Goals: June 2010 – June 2011
  3. 3. <ul><li>Move on the data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase number of women investors. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase number of women high growth entrepreneurs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase likelihood of success of business (growth stage) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get more women on public and private boards. </li></ul></ul>Goals: June 2010 – June 2020
  4. 4. Second Annual We Own It Summit Tuesday, 7 June 2011 London, England
  5. 5. Detailed Report-Out slides from Panel and Workshop Sessions
  6. 6. <ul><li>Goal: Double the number of women who secure venture funding. </li></ul><ul><li>Goal: Increase the number of women who start high-growth companies. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase number of women investors via educational program for women potential angels (focus on schools) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PR campaign to share successes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase the selling skill set in the movement. </li></ul></ul>Panel & Workshop 1: The Funded
  7. 7. <ul><li>Goal: Build strategic links in and value of social networks in all stages of the entrepreneur’s lifecycle: </li></ul><ul><li>Increase our “leadership value” in networks. Be the one who tells the story. </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthen the networks of people at We Own It. </li></ul><ul><li>Be known as an expert outside of your world. </li></ul>Panel & Workshop 2: The Power of Networks
  8. 8. <ul><li>Goal: Get the message out that diversity is required for innovation. </li></ul><ul><li>Build and maintain a centralized database </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Studies and data re innovation and diversity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Awards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Build the brand on women-led companies internationally </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Popular television show about successful women entrepreneurs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diversity as topic at conferences (not just at We Own It, ie World Economic Forum). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase visibility through business media </li></ul></ul>Panel & Workshop 3: Diversity as Strategy Message
  9. 9. <ul><li>Goal: Increase the number, visibility and impact of women entrepreneurs and investors (VCs, Angels, strategic investors) </li></ul><ul><li>Change nature of VC industry to be inclusive of women and minorities, more geographically broad-based, more oriented towards women dominated sectors (e.g. nontechnology and services). </li></ul><ul><li>Create a supportive environment for company growth, not only for start-up stage </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance communication and networking opportunities and instruments </li></ul><ul><li>Create incentives for women to become entrepreneurs at any life stage </li></ul>Panel & Workshop 4: Eliminating the Hurdles
  10. 10. <ul><li>Goal: Improve qualified women’s access to capital </li></ul><ul><li>Improve visibility of investors </li></ul><ul><li>Increase the numbers </li></ul><ul><li>Match investors with investees </li></ul><ul><li>Leverage existing federal programs </li></ul>Panel & Workshop 5: Women as Investors
  11. 11. <ul><li>Goal: Women to be the preferred employer and entrepreneurship to be the #1 career path. </li></ul><ul><li>PR initiative (blogging, salons, Op Eds) </li></ul><ul><li>Activate and grow the networks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Finding mentors (tools, programs) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Being a good mentee or mentor </li></ul></ul>Panel & Workshop 6: The Power of the Network
  12. 12. <ul><li>Goal: Increase the number of women commercializing technologies in labs and increase the number of women scientific entrepreneurs. </li></ul><ul><li>Get the benchmark data for women commercializing and number of women scientific entrepreneurs </li></ul><ul><li>Commercialization Education Programs (full pipeline) focused on women scientists and engineers. </li></ul><ul><li>Build scientist entrepreneur mentor programs at both the founder level and at scale. </li></ul><ul><li>Build out a women scientist business plan competition (national) </li></ul><ul><li>Recruit scientist entrepreneurs out of the lab. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create database of who, where </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Profile them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link to appropriate educational entrepreneur programs </li></ul></ul>Panel & Workshop 7: Technology Commercialization
  13. 13. <ul><li>Goal: Increase women entrepreneur’s understanding of sources of capital </li></ul><ul><li>Build clearinghouse of entrepreneurship business resources </li></ul><ul><li>Educate people on their biases </li></ul><ul><li>Educate ways to find the “right” or “best” funding sources </li></ul><ul><li>Share business learning experiences with your children </li></ul>Panel & Workshop 8: Alternatives to Venture Capital
  14. 14. Anchor Sponsor: Event Sponsors: Location Sponsor: Hosted By: We Own It Summit Sponsors | June 8, 2010