X Squared Angels supports gender diversity in business

Story excerpt provided by Columbus CEO.
Written by Mary Yost.

Pat Carpenter says “There really is an old girls’ network, but you have to be willing to get in the game.”

For Carpenter and nearly two dozen others, the game is X Squared Angels, a central Ohio angel investors’ group that concentrates on supporting women entrepreneurs who struggle to find resources to support their fledgling business ventures.

Carpenter and Carol Clark are among the founders of the group, which was formed in 2013 and has invested $1.5 million in about 30 companies—10 in Ohio and the rest across the country. The average investment is $50,000, but the total per company ranges from as little as $5,000 to more than $100,000, Clark says.

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Originally published January 8, 2018.

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