The statistics on the struggles of female entrepreneurs are a depressing read: 90 percent of funding goes to all-male founder teams in the UK, and, in the US, all-male teams are four times more likely to get investment than if they have even one woman in the team.
But the story is different if you cross paths with Natalia Vodianova, the supermodel.
The 37-year-old is putting to good use the money earned in a two decades-long fashion career from huge contracts with brands such as Calvin Klein and Guerlain. Now she spends her days managing a portfolio of “impact investments”: businesses which can make the world a better place while still bringing return. The latest of which was founded by two…
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