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Start-ups See Rise In Female Founders

From 2009 to 2014, the number of technology start-ups with at least one female founder has doubled from 9.5% to 18%, according to new figures from CrunchBase. “At the same time, the absolute number of companies (along with the total number of start-ups) with a female founder more than quadrupled from 117 in 2009 to 555 in 2014,” TechCrunch notes. “That news should be encouraging to the startup and technology community, as well as aspiring female founders.”

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