Over the past few decades, women have overcome tremendous obstacles and have made a lot of progress in the area of gender equality in America.
We now make up 46% of the workforce and over 50% of college graduates, yet when we look at the number of women pursuing high-growth startups, there still exists a very apparent gap in numbers.
According to an article published by the Kauffman Foundation earlier last year, women only make up 35% of startup business owners.
The percentage of women starting technology startups is even lower, estimated to be about 5%. So what is causing the significant gap that continues to exist between the number of male and female startup founders?