Taking a Chance on HER with DyMynd Angels

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DyMynd Angels knows that making an investment in a female founder is not taking risk at all! Most female founders bootstrap until the risk has been squeezed out. Further, female-led companies have a higher ROI. “Businesses with a woman on the executive team are more likely to have higher valuation; 64% higher at first funding and 49% higher at last …

Chicago’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Addressing the Female Funding Gap

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For many of us, the idea of angel investing can be intimidating. The startup industry seems to be getting an immense amount of publicity thanks to TV shows like Shark Tank and Silicon Valley, companies like Facebook and Uber, and inspiring people like Elon Musk who’s successes have been widely celebrated and publicized. We often hear incredible stories about a …

My Experience Finding a Financial Advisor

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Working for a company like DyMynd, that helps financial institutions attract and retain female clients, I had read and written about the experiences women have when looking for a financial advisor (FA).  I am familiar with the notion that women don’t feel they are seen as individuals when speaking with FAs, they don’t believe their specific needs or opinions are taken into consideration …

What Women Want in Finance: A Better Experience with Advisers, Institutions

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DyMynd™ cracks the code on the level of engagement high net-worth women crave but aren’t getting More high net-worth women are opting out of traditional adviser relationships because they don’t like the way they are treated by financial institutions and advisers, according to a new study by DyMynd™. To crack the code on women and finance, DyMynd™ conducted a year-long …

UK Banks Propose Personality Testing

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With all of the issues UK banks are dealing with, most notably the LIBOR issues from this past summer, it stands to reason that new ways of doing business can’t be far off.  We were delighted to see, in this case, HSBC® take a proactive approach and suggest using tools like DyMynd to help address some of the deeper-rooted issues …