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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)

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