Women in Tech Boom (Infographic)

Global WomenWomen changing finance is a group that is growing rapidly but, according to information provided by Coupofly, women in tech is booming.

Culling data from the top 8 tech companies, it appears that women entering tech is growing 238% faster than men and this shift is not slowing down.

Cities with the largest number of tech startups founded by women:

  • Chicago at 30%
  • Boston at 29%
  • Silicon Valley at 24%

The number of tech startups with at least one female founder has jumped too.  According to the data, in 2009 only 9.5% claimed to have a female founder. In 2014 that number has jumped to 14%.

Top industry for women: Financial services, energy and manufacturing.

While there is still room for improvement these numbers are quite encouraging.

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Women in Tech Infographic

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