Susan Woodward discusses venture outcomes—what fraction make lots of money, which just barely return capital, and which fraction fail completely. Susan uses updated figures on the fraction of entrepreneurs who succeed, including some interesting details on female founders of venture companies.
Susan Woodward is a financial economist with specialties in consumer finance and venture capital. She has been chief economist at two different federal agencies: the SEC (Securities & Exchange Commission) and HUD (Housing & Urban Development). Previously, she taught course on investments and corporate finance and worked as an expert in disputes in consumer finance, including for state attorney generals. Susan maintains a database for venture-funded companies and provides estimates of company value to VentureSource.
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