Female founders are the missing piece in the unicorn puzzle

March 29, 2024
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Female founders are the missing piece in the unicorn puzzle

Despite the impressive growth of unicorns, the representation of #women founders is shockingly low.

With only 14% of unicorns having a female co-founder and a mere 5% with a female CEO, it’s clear that there is a significant disparity in representation.

This slow progress is alarming, especially when considering the overwhelming dominance of male founders in the field.

The main culprit behind this imbalance is the fact that 85% of VC investment decision-makers are men, according to All Raise and Crunchbase.

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