Earlier this week we shared a story about how Barclays and Anthemis’ Female Innovator Lab is seeking out female entrepreneurs to back. In case you needed more evidence for the powerful potential of investing in women-led startups, today we have 10 statistics for you that build the case for putting your dollars behind female innovators.
Did you know that startups founded by women have a two times higher return rate per dollar invested? One study found that venture capitalists could have made an extra $85 million over five years if they had invested equally in startups created by men and women. Additionally, diverse companies have a 22% lower employee turnover rate than their less diverse counterparts.
Women are changing the face of entrepreneurship and gaining the attention of investors who are ready for new ideas. For all 10 powerful stats, check out the source article, but come back to the Optimist Daily to read more of today’s solutions.