I don’t believe we have to put ourselves into techno-optimist or techno-pessimist camps. When I think about human advancement, I orient around Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. I believe our deployment of technology to date has been incredible for satisfying lower-level needs, but when it comes to our higher-level needs of belonging and self-esteem, I think technology has been more harmful than helpful.
It can be very disheartening to be rejected by investors. Especially when you’ve got an amazing startup idea and you’re putting everything into it. If a VC passes on your investment, there are a few best practices to consider in your response and reaction that will increase your chances of getting funded in the future.
I’m excited to share more about women-founded companies that are using AI in a variety of use cases – everything from agriculture, healthcare, commerce, music, and more!