By Simon Campbell – Staff Reporter, San Francisco Business Times
During her 12-year executive career at Salesforce, Leyla Seka had grown used to seeing male colleagues jump ship to the world of venture capital. But when these newly minted VCs returned to their former colleagues scouting for limited partner investors, they didn’t ask everyone. “They were only calling the men,” Seka says.
So when the next colleague was preparing his venture departure Seka told him to remember her when he was making his investment calls.
Since then, Seka’s investment has done “very, very well” and she wants other women to experience those returns.