Today, we take a look at the 11 largest startup funding rounds in New York City for 2018 where there was at least one female on the founding team. In addition to the dollar amount, we have included a brief description. industry, round type, funding round details, links to full interviews with the CEOs and Founders of these fast-growing companies. Lastly, in order to maintain a focus on conventional tech-enabled startups, pharmaceutical, financing, and biotech companies were removed from the data.
28.57% of the top NYC startup funding rounds for female-founded companies in 2018 are for companies with a solo founder Tweet This
71.4% of the top NYC startup funding rounds for female-founded companies are for companies that are all female-founded Tweet This
85.7% of the top NYC startup funding rounds for female-founded companies are for companies where the female founders are still running day-to-day operations Tweet This
The team at AlleyWatch believes it’s important to have an inclusive discussion around the challenges facing women in tech along with highlighting the work of the female entrepreneurs that have made NYC one of the best places for women in tech according to some recent studies. That’s why we are running this series that showcases women in tech in New York.
If you are a female founder in NYC working in tech and interested in participating in the series please visit this link or click on the image above.
Please feel free to pass this on to any women in NYC that you feel should be considered for the series. Thank you.