One investor says she will invest in your business on one condition – If your business helps women.
“We are inspired by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. The idea is we are focused on scale and we are focused on companies that yield results for investors first and foremost but then second to that, we are focused on companies that can prove that they are economically benefitting women in some way,” said Brava Investments CEO Nathalie Molina Nino to the FOX Business Network’s Maria Bartiromo.
Molina Nino says this is “another tool in the toolbox” for funds investing in women-led businesses.
“It’s not just pay gap…It’s things like venture capital. Women get 4.7% of all venture capital – We definitely have more than 4.7% of all good ideas,” she said.
So what type of company would she invest in? Molina Nino used a business that sees itself as a supply-chain efficiency as an example.
“They go into factories, they make them more efficient. They don’t see themselves as being impact oriented, they don’t even see themselves as being gender oriented but what they end up doing is they end up being more profitable and making the lives of everybody in those factories better.”
She added: “I asked them what percentage of their workforce is women and they say over 90%. That’s a company that is male founded but is clearly benefitting the lives of women.”