At a Startup, Does Being the Only Woman in the Room Matter?

2013-05-30

Astia Board of Trustees Member, Dr. Patricia Fletcher, spotlights Astia company http://www.flixmaster.com/ Flixmaster in her article regarding women in technology startups.

It’s hardly a secret that the male-dominated world of high-growth entrepreneurship doesn’t boast a treasure trove of women. Despite the fact that http://dowjones.com/privatemarkets/pm_download.asp female-led start-ups have a track record of driving success , businesses founded by women account for less than http://www.kauffman.org/research-and-policy/gatekeepers-of-venture-growth.aspx9 percent of venture funding. Considering that 50 percent of the people walking the earth are women, the dismal representation of women in high-growth entrepreneurship is a tough pill to swallow.

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