The Blueprint for Building A+ Teams

Office team meeting

By Nikki Blacksmith, Ph.D. & Maureen McCusker, Ph.D., Co-Founders of Blackhawke Teams make up the backbone of every startup. An “A” team can drive companies to success, but ineffective teams inevitably drive companies to failure. What drives startups to unicorn status: an A+ team. So what makes an A+ team? Based on decades of studying […]

The paradox of the female entrepreneur.

Female entrepreneurs

Startups with at least one female on their founding teams are more successful, yet female entrepreneurs receive only a fraction of the funding of their male counterparts. Why is this, and what can be done about it? In one study, researchers found that companies with at least one female founder perform 63% better than investments […]