Study: Women founders face challenges, but investor bias isn’t one


It’s recently been confirmed that female-led startup companies
get just 10 percent of venture capital investment. And according to
the report, it’s not just female leadership that puts investors
off, it’s the mere presence of a woman — the report states that
having a woman on the pitch team means you will get just a tenth of
funding compared to those without. The reality, of course, is far
more complex. The report makes clear that the proportion of
female-led startups that received investment (4 percent) was
roughly the same as those who asked for it (5 percent), so we
need…


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Study: Women founders face challenges, but investor bias isn’t one