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Asia’s wealthy heirs, family offices bet on women in business with ‘gender lens’ investing

By July 16, 2021December 5th, 2023No Comments
Most gender lens investors look for the number of female co-founders, the number of women occupying senior management roles and whether the business is creating products that materially serve or affect women. (Photo Credit: Shutterstock)

Unprecedented wealth creation in Asia over the past two decades has elevated an important conversation on gender lens investing, leadership diversity, and female empowerment across the region.

Family offices, venture capital, and institutional investors are all beginning to pay attention, but much more remains to be done to achieve gender equality and boost overall viability for female-focused startups and entrepreneurs in the world’s fastest-growing region.