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

May 30, 2013

Astia Board of Trustees Member, Dr. Patricia Fletcher, spotlights Astia company 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 female-led start-ups have a track record of driving success , businesses founded by women account for less than 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.