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China beats the U.S. when it comes to female startup leaders

Silicon Valley Bank’s latest report, the Innovation Economy Outlook, takes a hard look at the state of entrepreneurship in the U.S., U.K., and China. The report shows that female representation in the tech sector is less than equitable in the U.S.   Silicon Valley Bank polls revealed that 66% of American startups reported no women on their … Continue reading “China beats the U.S. when it comes to female startup leaders”

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Silicon Valley Bank’s latest report, the Innovation Economy Outlook, takes a hard look at the state of entrepreneurship in the U.S., U.K., and China. The report shows that female representation in the tech sector is less than equitable in the U.S.  

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Silicon Valley Bank polls revealed that 66% of American startups reported no women on their boards and 46% have no women in executive positions. China’s female representation is strong: 79% of startups have one or more women in the C-suite.

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Lydia Dishman is a reporter writing about the intersection of tech, leadership, and innovation. She is a regular contributor to Fast Company and has written for CBS Moneywatch, Fortune, The Guardian, Popular Science, and the New York Times, among others.

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