Did you know that only 8% of angel investors are women (Kauffman Foundation) and that women-led firms receive less than 6% of equity investment (Clearing the Hurdles)? Next Stage Solutions is again a sponsor in this year’s event! Go to www.powerinvestingwomen.com and check it out! Stay tuned for the new date and check the website periodically!
Next Stage Solutions, Inc. sponsored the 3rd Silverman Business Plan Competition at the Simmons School of Management on October 3rd, 2008.
2008 Winner Heatherjean MacNeil won the 2008 Silverman Business Plan Competition. Heatherjean is building Proxy, a fashion-forward fair trade women’s apparel company that speaks to the rising unmet demand for fashionable fair trade clothing. Proxy is a unique mission-driven company that aims to be the leading provider of fair-trade professional apparel, as it empowers and employs workers through the creation of a sweatshop free, sustainable world.