Only 5% of VC firms in funding deals have a majority female representation

Gender disparity revealed in AI venture capital funding

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Only 5% of VC firms in funding deals have a majority female representation
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Only 5% of VC firms in funding deals have a majority female representation

Female-founded companies account for under 3% of venture capital (VC) funding deals involving AI startups, according to a new report from the Alan Turing Institute for data, science and AI.

The report, Rebalancing Innovation: Women, AI and Venture Capital in the UK, found that between 2012 and 2022, 80% of total capital invested by VCs in AI was raised by all-male teams. In contrast, ...

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