Episode 196

Elevating Women in Business: Jordan Dargue’s Venture Capital Journey

This week on The Exit: Jordan Dargue, investor and co-founder of Lifted Ventures, began her career in the construction industry before making her way to tech software. Throughout her experiences in various industries, a common theme she noticed was a disproportionately low number of female founders, particularly in venture-backed endeavors.

With her company’s angel network and VC education, her mission has become to even the playing field by helping female founders raise the capital needed to scale early-stage startups.

When deciding whether to fund businesses, she pays particular attention to the founder’s background and story, the team, the problem they are solving, and their understanding of the market.

For more details and insights from her entrepreneurial journey, listen to the latest episode of The Exit.

Personal Bio: 

Jordan Dargue is a founder, senior executive, investor, NED, and seasoned investment expert. Her boundless passion for innovation, coupled with a remarkable track record of achievements, positions her within the realms of growth and investment. Jordan is a Co-Founder of Lifted Ventures. Lifted exists to increase the flow of early-stage capital to female founders and promote the significant business benefits of backing women. The Lifted Ventures flywheel has an angel network at its core, alongside education, community, and consultancy.

LinkedIn – linkedin.com/in/jordan-dargue-59438433

Lifted Ventures Website – https://liftedventures.co.uk/

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Steve McGarry

An entrepreneur, content creator, and investor based in sunny Tampa, Florida. In 2015, while living in San Francisco, Steve sold his first fintech startup LendLayer to Max Levchin’s (founder of PayPal) consumer finance company Affirm.

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