“We’ve debunked tech’s ‘pipeline problem.’ So why aren’t more women getting funding?”

“If you look at the startup world today, there’s an undeniably distinct pattern in who gets the lion’s share of investor funding, year after year. Spoiler: It’s men. Specifically, white men.

For the past few years, we’ve heard from leaders at tech companies and venture capital firms around the world pledging to fund and hire more diverse founders and venture capitalists.

Unfortunately, reality paints a different picture: 98% of investor funding is allotted to startups founded by men, while funding for women-led startups is stalled at barely over 2%.

In 2019, we’ve wasted another year with too much talk and very little action. The startup world is stuck in a rut. We’re seeing the same types of products recycled and repackaged over and over again.” Read More

 

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