Gené Teare

Gené Teare is the head of content at Crunchbase.

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Q1 2018 global diversity investment report: Investing trends in female founders

In this report, we look at venture and seed investment trends in female-founded startups over the last five quarters.

Unicorns gorge as investors dish up bigger rounds, more capital

Is there a point when investors will turn off the spigots for giant unicorn funding rounds? If so, we haven’t reached that threshold yet. Here, we break down the leading locations for new and existi

The portion of VC-backed startups founded by women stays stubbornly stagnant

It was a tumultuous year for the technology industry, with sexual harassment, pay gaps and under-representation of women often dominating the headlines. And while sexism was not born in Silicon Va

Announcing the 2017 update to the Crunchbase Women in Venture report

In the first Crunchbase Women in Venture report (April 2016), our goal was to establish a well-defined baseline against which to measure future progress of women in the venture business. As 2017 dra

It’s 2017, and women still aren’t being funded equally

In 2017, only 17% of startups have a female founder

The percentage of startups that have at least one female founder was flat in the first quarter of 2017. For those who are keeping track, that’s nearly five years with no percentage growth in women-f