We need more women in VC by Dustin McKisson

  • Source link: https://www.inc.com/dustin-mckissen/we-need-more-women-in-venture-capital-heres-why-that-needs-to-change.html
  • TL;DR: Gave some relevant data about female founders. I’m not sure that the analysis about looking within the country in order to get more women founders in VC is particularly useful
  • How helpful?: 2/5
  • Topic Tags: women in vc, female founders, demographics
  • Relevant questions addressed:
  • What is some good data about female founders?
  • Summary bullet points
  • Relevant data
    • 2.2 percent of venture capital goes to female founders.
    • 11 percent of venture capitalists are women.
    • 12 percent of venture capital goes to companies with a female on the founding team.
    • 71 percent of venture capital firms have no female partners.
  • In order to include more women in the VC/entrepreneurship community, we should look to invest in companies that exist in places other than the coasts