Have you read the results of our survey on asking for money at www.sheconomics.com?
More than eight out of ten women don't like asking for money. Even more say they find it embarrassing.
Perhaps the picture above captures their deepest fears?
Many female-led businesses are underfunded at start-up, women are less likely to seek angels funding and when they do they ask for significantly less than men.
Our website also has tips on how to ask for money - it's really no laughing matter!