Pinterest is today expanding on its efforts to make its product more inclusive with respect to body type diversity with the test of a new consumer-facing tool that allows users to filter select search
Emmeline Ventures invests in women founders building businesses that help other women manage their health, wealth and environment.
Although the focus of the fund is not just to solely back women, it hopes to focus its efforts there when possible.
Increasing amounts of funding to women in AI "opens the doors" for new innovation in the sector.
Ethics is often a separate conversation from AI building, but they should be one and the same. Bias is dangerous, especially as AI continues spreading.
Without transparency, it’s difficult to determine exactly how disproportionate venture funding to women and people of color truly is.
Last year, U.S. startups with all-women teams received 1.9% (or around $4.5 billion) out of around the $238.3 billion in venture capital allocated, according to the latest PitchBook data.
The issue of women founders not receiving equitable venture funding is a shortfall of the West: It’s here, everywhere in the U.S., and over there, all throughout Europe.
New PitchBook data found that U.S. companies with all female founders are raising less capital this year than the last. But it's not all bad news.
Progress in the amount of venture capital funding raised by companies by all-women teams has been slow and daunting, if steady.
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How are women faring amid the venture capital and startup slowdown? New data paints a somewhat uneven picture, albeit one that tilts toward the negative.
Sara Brand and Kerry Rupp of Austin, Texas-based True Wealth Ventures defy many trends in the venture capital world. The investors, who raised $19.1 million for their first fund in 2018, have just clo
Dating platform Bumble is looking to enhance its non-dating social features with a further investment into its Bumble BFF feature, first launched in 2016. This friend-finding feature currently uses th
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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
The African tech scene woke up today to exciting news about the landmark acquisition of MainOne, one of the region’s most important and pivotal tech companies in the past decade, by Equinix, a U.S.
Despite research showing that diverse founding teams have a higher rate of return than white founding teams, one characteristic of startups remains relatively unchanged: the dearth of BIPOC and women
An early Snapchat employee who once architected the “Our Stories” product, Chloë Drimal, has now launched her own social app, Yoni Circle. Described as a membership-based community, the a
Women have long had the short end of the stick when it comes to employment, regularly finding themselves struggling to break through the glass ceiling for promotions and on average getting paid less t