An increasing number of women are launching businesses, so the next target is to see them better represented among the founders of billion-dollar start-ups, or “unicorns,” says Jessica Livingston, co-founder of venture firm Y Combinator. Speaking at the 2017 Female Founders Conference, she explains how women can improve their chances of founding the next Google or Facebook. getAbstract believes that Livingston’s seasoned advice will benefit anyone looking to turn a fledgling business into a hugely successful enterprise.
In this summary, you will learn
- Which nine factors can turn a successful start-up into a billion-dollar business, or “unicorn”; and
- What personal qualities characterize founders of unicorns.
About the Speaker
Jessica Livingston is a co-founder and partner at venture firm Y Combinator.