The first comprehensive study on women in venture capital and their impact on female founders

by Gené Teare, Ned Desmond - - Apr 19, 2016 —

The CrunchBase Women in Venture report is the third study in our ongoing analysis of women and their participation in the startup ecosystem. Previously we reported on the steady increase in the number of women founders and the universities that produce them. In this study, we looked at two new questions.

Venture firms and female founders

In a study posted in May last year, CrunchBase reported the percentage of funded startups with at least one female founder increased from 9 percent to 18 percent between 2009 and 2014. read more...