Meet the angel investors getting women entry—and equity—into Silicon Valley's startup scene

4:25 PM ET Thu, 7 June 2018

One group of female angel investors is working on a plan they hope will have ripple effects to help close all of those gender gaps, by honing in on the nexus of power: the allocation of shares to founding employees of startups. This investing collective of six former Twitter executives, called #Angels, says that if more women have representation on the cap table—the legal document that lays out equity stakes—that will drive more female leadership, wealth creation, and turn more women into VC investors who are more likely to invest in women-run startups.