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February 1, 2016

which US city leads in having the highest number of founders and ceo's

"new york leads city with highest number of females"

In  terms of  sheer numbers, New York city leads in having  women run business across diverse industries. 

"women backed founders"

When it comes to . Founders who are women, as well as  women CEO"s . New York is number one by a large margin. Neither San Francisco nor Chicago even comes close to New York, in companies with at least one female co-founder. In fact, none of the other cities even break 100.

 According to Techcrunch which takes into account " Crunchbase data on women led start ups reveal the following numbers.
From 2009 to 2014, CrunchBase records 14,341 U.S.-based startups that received funding. Of those, 15.5%, or 2,226, have at least one female founder.start up