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Levelling the Playing Field: Dissecting the Gender Gap in the Funding of Start-ups

This report investigates the gender gap in the funding of innovative start-ups across OECD and BRICS countries using a detailed micro-dataset on start-ups and their founders. Results from empirical analysis show that start-ups with at least one woman in the team of founders are less likely to receive funding by 5-10%. When such start-ups do …
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Top 50 American Start-Ups

Genband Inc., a supplier of voice-over-Internet-protocol technology to telecom companies, Xirrus Inc., a provider of wireless networking equipment, and Tabula Inc., a manufacturer of semiconductors for electronic products, formed the top 3 of Wall Street Journal’s Top 50 Start-Ups ranking. The list is dominated by companies that seem less focused on online consumers than has …
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