#GoodRead | How venture capital must change: Gender equality as a business opportunity

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"How venture capital must change: Gender equality as a business opportunity":

In late 2014, Massachusetts-based Babson College released a study as part of its Diana Project that examined the state of women in venture capital. The research has been widely quoted because the statistics are so staggering.

The Babson study analyzed about 7,000 companies that received venture funding in the US. In 1999, the number of women partners in venture capital firms was 10%. Today, it is 6%.

Read Lyndsey Gilpin's full article at TechRepublic here…

Thanks for the tip, Lenny Mendonca!