Leading up to the last U.S. election cycle, a great deal of focus was placed on wage inequality and disparities in venture capital raised by women. It is now well established that not only do women typically make less money. However, add in any other factor, and dollar-for-dollar there are decreases in wages earned or capital raised. This comes at a time when more women are launching startups than ever before, with a 68 percent increase between 1997 and 2014. By comparison, women are launching startups at two times the growth rate of men.
Are you a woman interested in launching a startup?
Fundera published an excellent article discussing small business loans for women and other tips on launching your own female-led startup.