Eileen Tanghal is the Vice President of New Business Exploration and New Business Ventures at ARM, a UK-listed chip designer. Eileen shares tips on overcoming imposter syndrome, why there’s a lack of women in venture capital, and she even dives into China’s startup culture. Eileen believes good entrepreneurs have resilience, but they also know when it’s time to move on after receiving enough rejections from investors.
What Was Covered
- 04:50 - Why are there so few women doing what Eileen’s doing?
- 06:25 - Venture capital is no longer an old boy’s club.
- 11:55 - Women just don’t seem to be very confident in the investment sector.
- 13:05 - How can potential investors feel like they’re not an imposter in this field?
- How did Eileen overcome those feelings?
- 19:15 - What are some of the characteristics of a good pitch?
- 23:40 - Eileen discusses what’s happening in China’s entrepreneurial sectors right now.
- 25:55 - Eileen believes China’s startup culture is about 50% faster than Silicon Valley.
- 27:15 - What kind of companies does Eileen like to invest in?
- 29:25 - How does a founder get the opportunity to meet an executive sponsor?
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