Entrepreneurship

Funding for female-led start-ups: are accelerators widening the gender gap?

In 2019, only 11% of seed-funding capital in emerging markets went to companies with a woman on the founding team. Image: ThisIsEngineering/Pexels

Allie Burns

CEO, Village Capital

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The gender finance gap pre-accelerator

The finance gap in action for male- and female-led start-ups
Participating in an accelerator did not help female-led start-ups raise equity

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