Female Only VC Funds Don’t Necessarily Help Female Entrepreneurs

A recent report from European Women in VC revealed that while 2021 was generally a great year for startup fundraising, precious little of that money found its way to female-led startups. Indeed, the data shows that just 2% of available venture capital went to all-female startups, which is a dip from the already rubbish 3% in 2020. Incidentally, it’s perhaps worth noting that mixed teams did little better, securing just 9% of available capital.

In 2019, a report from the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) exposed the stark realities of equality in entrepreneurship around the world. It argued that if the rates of entrepreneurship were equal between men

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