Ask A VC: Canaan Partners’ Maha Ibrahim On Why There Aren’t More Women VCs

In this week’s Ask A VC epsiode, we had Canaan Partners’ Maha Ibrahim in the studio to chat about her perspective on social gaming and more.

Ibrahim, who has worked at Canaan since 2000, invests in cloud, social gaming and digital media companies for the firm. We raised an interesting question to Ibrahim: Why aren’t there more female VCs in the industry? According to a recent report, of the 25 most active VC firms in 2011, only 8 percent of their investment professionals were women. Many of these firms don’t have female investment professionals at all.

Considering Ibrahim’s investment in Kabam and the struggles Zynga has faced, we also asked her whether there is still an opportunity in social gaming.

Check out her answers to these questions above!