Founder Insights

Venture Funding for Female Founders with Amy Wu of Lightspeed Venture Partners

Venture Funding for Female Founders with Amy Wu of Lightspeed Venture Partners

In this episode of the Founder Insights podcast, special guest Amy Wu, Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners, joins Female Founder Initiative co-creator and FI Global Marketing Manager Rachel Sheppard for an AMA on venture funding for women entrepreneurs. Throughout her career, Amy Wu has enjoyed being on both sides of the table as investor and operator, joining Lightspeed in 2019 as an early member of the growth team to lead the reinvestment platform and invest in growth-stage consumer and enterprise businesses. Amy Wu’s breadth of experience – in early-stage and corporate, in consumer and enterprise businesses, and across the US, Europe, and Asia – has shaped her passion for helping businesses scale globally. Prior to joining Lightspeed, Amy was a media executive most recently at Discovery, and prior at NewsCred, a growth-stage marketing software company based in NYC. Wu starting her career at Insight Venture Partners. Amy Wu and Rachel Sheppard answer female founder funding questions in a live AMA interview format. A full transcript of this podcast episode is available on our blog: https://fndri.com/AmyWuAMA For additional insights from FI, subscribe to our newsletter at https://fi.co/subscribe/ If you’re building a startup currently at the pre-seed stage and are looking to join an accelerator, see if FI is accepting applications in a city near you at https://fi.co/join/podcast

Duration: 56 min

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