A plethora of data show women-owned businesses fall short in the venture-capital arena. But a focus on relationships could be women's salvation, Rieva Lesonsky writes. Currently, women might be less likely to have the connections that can win them venture-capital funding, but building relationships has long been a strong suit for most women business owners. "If you're looking to garner VC for your business, it's never too soon to start building your connections," Lesonsky writes.
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