Why are female-founded businesses struggling to secure capital?

'Gargantuan challenge'

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Female-run businesses perform as well as or better than those led by men, according to a study
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Female-run businesses perform as well as or better than those led by men, according to a study

Know a woman with a great business idea trying to catch the eye of the investment world? Tell them to buckle up, because research suggests they are going to have a problem, writes Laura Miller.

Of all the UK private equity investment in 2018, female-founded companies won just 2%, according to last year's British Business Bank's Equity Tracker. Two US studies shed light on what is going on:...

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