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February 1, 2016

15 cities that tops investment by vc firms on companies led by woman founders

The chart shows the list of US cities by Percent for Female Founded Companies  with backing from VC firms .New York City,has produced the largest number of companies with a female founder: 374, or 21% of all startups. It turns out that the Big Apple beats out San Francisco (338 startups and 16%) on both fronts. Another suprise  is  worth noting that Brooklyn, considered on its own, is the national frontrunner with 28% of startups, 33 in total, reporting at least one woman founder.metros

Among other cities  the percentage of women CEO's seem to be lagging as  the overall national average of 15.4% for the years 2009 – 2014, These include  the well-known Silicon Valley cities of Palo Alto and San Jose.( techcrunch)