NEWS AND INSIGHTS UPDATE:
According to a study by Dow Jones VentureSource, women executives make venture-companies more successful.The report followed over 20,000 U.S.-based companies over a 15-year period to determine the effect that women leaders had on those companies.
Deborah Gage of The Wall Street Journal explains the report’s discovery:
“Companies have a greater chance of either going public, operating profitably, or being sold for more money than they’ve raised when they have females acting as founders, board members, C-level officers, vice presidents, and/or directors. At successful companies, the median proportion of female executives was 7.1%; at unsuccessful companies, 3.1%.”
Get the details: Investors Should Seek Companies With Female Executives, a New Dow Jones Reports Says via blogs.wsj.com