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Lisa Wang

  • SheWorx, Co-Founder
  • New York

About Me

Lisa Wang is a serial entrepreneur and the Co-founder of SheWorx, the global collective of ambitious female entrepreneurs redefining leadership. Recognized as the leading female entrepreneur event series, SheWorx has reached over 20,000 women, providing access to top investors, mentors, and actionable business strategies to build and scale successful companies. Lisa is a former Olympic-level gymnast, 4x US National Champion, and U.S. Hall of Fame Inductee. She was named CIO’s “Top 20 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2017” and was featured on Forbes Leadership for the resilience and tenacity she brings from her athletic training to the SheWorx mission. She is a former Wall Street hedge fund analyst and a graduate of Yale University.

My blog posts

SheWorx100 Spotlight 2: San Francisco

As SheWorx ramps up for its annual summit series, SheWorx100, there are many reasons to celebrate its diverse and influential membership. Inventory planning software. Film production. SaaS. Women in tech do it all. So why compete? 600 female founders. 90 top investors. 3 cities. SheWorx100 is a space for women to come together and build relationships in a collaborative environment. We showcase innovation and connect inspiring women to the funding they deserve. Not convinced? Check out some of the rising talent you can expect to bump into at this year’s San Francisco summit on May 10th. 
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SheWorx100 Spotlight 1: San Francisco

As SheWorx ramps up for its annual summit series, SheWorx100, there are many reasons to celebrate its diverse and influential membership. Artificial Intelligence. Information Technology. Big Data. Software design. Women in tech do it all. So why compete? 600 female founders. 90 top investors. 3 cities. SheWorx100 is a space for women to come together and build relationships in a collaborative environment. We showcase innovation and connect inspiring women to the funding they deserve. Not convinced? Check out some of the rising talent you can expect to bump into at this year’s San Francisco summit.
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Where's The Money? Takeaways from SheWorx100 Summit NYC

Pre-seed. Seed. Series A. Series B. Growth capital. Term sheets. Valuations. Cap Tables. Convertible notes. Market opportunity. Venture Capital. Angel investment. Equity Crowdfunding. Family offices. While the learning curve is steep, getting funding is about more than just an understanding of terms, it's about the art of relationships. For female founders, the funding landscape has been less than friendly. According to Crunchbase, the number of female-founded, venture backed companies has plateaued at 17% since 2012. Is venture the only way to go? Certainly not. There are a diversity of funding sources founders can tap into. Crowdfunding, for example, is the only type of funding where women outperform men.The SheWorx100 Summit NYC brought together 200 female founders, over 30 leading investors, and a panel of top female investors and discussed actionable ways to leverage these different sources of capital. Here are the takeaways:
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