VC Firms Try New Recruiting Tactics to Hire Women

Tom Figueroa was recently quoted in The Information about recruiting female partners for venture capital firms. The article discusses how various firms are approaching bringing in female investment professionals. It highlights firms that have hired their first female partners this year, including First Round Capital, Union Square Ventures, Benchmark Capital and FirstMark Capital, as well as firms that are actively seeking more female investors, such as Kleiner Perkins and Bessemer Venture Partners.

Tom discussed how venture firms can benefit from looking beyond their networks and considering candidates who are not currently partners at other firms.

Read the full article here.