Visionary 2009: Kay Koplovitz - more women entrepreneurs

Kay Koplovitz calls for more women entrepreneurs during her acceptance speech at the SDForum visionary awards. http://www.

Kay Koplovitz calls for more women entrepreneurs during her acceptance speech at the SDForum visionary awards.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGRyvhsP7Uk

Her Bio:

Kay Koplovitz is currently a principal of Koplovitz & Co. LLC., a media investment firm and is the founder of USA Network, the first basic cable network delivered via satellite nationwide. Koplovitz was the first woman to head a television network when she founded USANetworks under the banner of Madison Square Garden Sports in 1977. Ms. Koplovitz co-created Springboard Enterprises, a national organization that fosters venture capital investments in women-led high growth companies. Since its inception, Springboard has presented over 380 companies that have raised $4.4 billion in new capital. She also co-founded Boldcap Ventures, a venture capital fund backed exclusively by leading women executives. Ms. Koplovitz is Chairman of the Board of Liz Claiborne, Inc. and a board member of CA.

Please see:

Judy Estrin on the Gender Gap in Silicon Valley