#GAReads | It’s 2017, and women still aren’t being funded equally
Broadly, the venture capital industry is thriving. But still, too often, women seeking funding are left out of the boom because of hidden biases, sexism and a general unawareness. Because of this — and recent reports of incredibly low-brow behavior among high-profile investors — it is more important than ever to understand where women founders stand when fundraising.
Since 2015, Crunchbase has reported on gender diversity in venture capital. And, once again, the story for women looking to be funded remains stubbornly predictable. Here’s what the numbers tell us.