Entrepreneurs are expected to be white and male. We need to change this. | By Astia Board Member Patti Fletcher

http://www.theguardian.com/women-in-leadership/2014/dec/12/entrepreneurs-are-expected-to-be-white-and-male-we-need-to-change-this

By: Patti Fletcher | TheGuardian | December 12, 2014

Women who want to grow their businesses quickly are facing an uphill battle. They’re just not what investors expect. Dr Patti Fletcher explains how to beat expectations

Being a high-growth entrepreneur is not for the faint hearted. A recent whitepaper published by Astia describes the world of high-growth entrepreneurship as “a world of outliers.” I couldn’t agree more: it takes a special breed of person to be an entrepreneur and not everyone can do it.

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