Sadly, Women Entreprenuers Not Sought by VC
Investors need to focus more on diversity, to have a realistic portfolio and more chance of returns.
Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist, said that, "Data shows that women CEOs in the Fortune 1000 drove 3 times the returns compared to S&P 500 enterprises run predominantly by men."
Women Who Tech is running the "Womens Startup Challenge", where female-led startups compete. $60,000 is at stake here, and Mozilla will give an additional $25,000 toi the startup that most emphasizes privacy and transparancy. Women Who Tech is an organization, founded in 2008, dedicated to reducing the funding gap between the genders, and to bring more attention to gender bias in the venture capital community.
You can read more about the Women Who Tech organization here, You can also read more about the history of sexism in an excellent article at Wikipedia.