Tag - Candy Brush

Female CEOs get only 3% of venture capital money

One of the study’s coauthors, Candida Brush of Babson College, pointed out that there’s nothing indicating men are more capable of running successful businesses. Brush said they ran an additional test comparing the companies with female CEOs (there were 183) to companies in similar industries run by men. They found that the women CEOs were equally as likely to stay in business and have a positive exit as their male counterparts. Read more >>

Women-led U.S. startups attract just fraction of venture money

In the new study, researchers examined nearly 7,000 U.S. companies that received venture capital between 2011 and 2013. They then identified companies with women on their executive team.
Just why women-led companies were recipient of less venture capital raised questions about the industry’s inner workings, said co-author Candida Brush, a professor of entrepreneurship at Babson College in Massachusetts. Read more >>

Babson College Vice Provost Brush for Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Named USASBE Longenecker Fellow

Babson College Vice Provost for Global Entrepreneurial Leadership and Boston Harbor Angels member Candy Brush has been named a Justin G. Longenecker Fellow of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
A USASBE Justin G. Longenecker Fellow is the highest recognition that the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) gives to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the development, furtherance and benefit of small and medium businesses. The USASBE Fellows Award recognizes the […]

Babson College Named Top U.S. Undergraduate and Graduate School for Entrepreneurship by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine

he Princeton Review and Entre­preneur magazine have again named Babson College the No. 1 undergraduate school and the No. 2 graduate school for entrepreneurship education nationwide.
“Babson students and alumni live and work in 114 countries worldwide, and we are so proud of the impact they make using their entrepreneurship education to create economic and social value everywhere,” said Candida Brush, vice provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson College. Read more >>