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A world of female founders

Adam Oxford
Adam Oxford

A few things you should know about woman-led startups. There aren’t enough of them, they find it harder to get funding than male-led businesses and yet they create more jobs and revenue. Business Financing has put together this awesome map using Crunchbase’s data of the most successful female entrepreneurs (in terms of securing funding) around the world. There’s a lot of countries in Africa missing, but some of the businesses may surprise you. SA’s best funded female entrepreneur, for example, runs 3x4Genetics – a DNA testing company.

Adam Oxford
  • Adam Oxford is a freelance journalist, media consultant and civic tech enthusiast. He also works closely with startups developing solutions to access to justice problems.

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