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Meet 22 women finding tech's next decacorns from Europe: 'The pendulum is starting to swing in the other direction.'

Posted On: Apr 10, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Meet 22 women finding tech's next decacorns from Europe: 'The pendulum is starting to swing in the other direction.'

Summary List Placement Despite making improvements in the past few years, Europe is still struggling when it comes to gender diversity in venture capital.
According to figures by industry group Diversity VC, women remain underrepresented on venture capital investment teams. Just 18% of investment professionals are women. Women also make up a tiny fraction of senior positions in VC.
A 2019 report from venture capital firm Atomico found, too, that it's the female investors who are on average more interested in boosting diversity in tech overall. Some 63% of women VCs said they had increased their focus on attending events with stronger participation from diverse founders, compared to just 36% of their male peers.
To mark IWD 2021, Insider broke down a non-comprehensive list of 22 influential and interesting women venture capitalists on the continent, featuring the likes of Passion Capital's Eileen Burbidge, JamJar's Kirsty MacDonald, and Ada Ventures Founder Check Warner.
Check out the list below: Check...

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