Women founders have received just 6.9% of venture dollars in climate tech in Q1, according to Crunchbase, which is down from 8.9% in 2022.
New Fare Partners secured $20 million in capital commitments for its inaugural fund investing in early-stage food and beverage businesses.
"Women of color are the most founded, entrepreneurial demographic. They are just the least funded."
Less than 2% of venture capital funding went to all-female founding teams in 2021, marking a five-year low, new data from PitchBook shows. All-female founding teams did receive 83% more funding in 202
A new report from early-stage venture capital firm Work-Bench confirmed what you probably already know: Startups with women founders are getting a mere sliver of the overall funding pie. What’s
Angel investing has traditionally been mostly open to men who travel in certain circles and have access to certain networks. Amanda Robson, a principal at Cowboy Ventures, is attempting to change that
Taking risks leads to further innovation and evolutionary strides. It’s time to take that risk on women and bet on a brighter future in VC.
Only by leaving behind inclusivity lip service and taking decisive actions to bring women into funds and encourage them as founders will we start to achieve gender equity in the startup world.
We need to increase the number of women investing partners who can write large seed checks.
The Artemis Fund is a Houston-based firm built by three women with the goal of encouraging more women-led startups. The company launched in 2019 and has raised a $15 million initial fund, which closed
Closing the gender gap in VC funding is no simple task, but it’s one that must be undertaken.
We are witnessing the greatest paradigm shift in power since the advent of the venture capital industry.
It’s widely known that the technology startup scene is dominated by male founders and investors. But if for some reason you doubt that, consider that in 2017 just 17 percent of companies had a
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
People are up in arms after the recent reporting by The Information that six women entrepreneurs were sexually harassed by the managing partner of a VC firm, and rightly so. While the news is making
Tyson Foods Inc., one of the world’s largest makers and marketers of meat products, has announced the formation of a $150 million venture capital fund to back food and agriculture startups. Acco
Women 2.0, a for-profit for-good media business that works to bring women into the tech industry and help them succeed there, has appointed Kate Brodock as President and Elisa Miller-Out as COO, acco
An accelerator that backed for-profit, for-good ventures, Impact Engine, is abandoning the bootcamp approach and shifting its focus to investing in these startups as a seed fund, according to CEO and