• How female founders are faring in the Midwest

    6 monthes ago - By VentureBeat

    GUEST: Women remain underrepresented in tech, even as the industry tries to address jaw-dropping statistics about their absence in tech's upper echelon. Less than 3 percent of female founders raised venture capital in 2017, even though in the first quarter of 2017 17 percent of startups reported having a female founder. On the venture capital side, less than 10 percent of partners are women .
    This national trend holds true across the Midwest. Based on data from PitchBook , Crunchbase , and my firm, Hyde Park Angels , of the 20 highest-valued companies across Illinois, Indiana, Ohio...
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