We Recorded VCs’ Conversations and Analyzed How Differently They Talk About Female Entrepreneurs


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Many of the young men and women were described as being young, though youth for men was viewed as promising, while young women were considered inexperienced. Men were praised for being viewed as aggressive or arrogant, while women’s experience and excitement were tempered by discussions of their emotional shortcomings.

Women entrepreneurs were only awarded, on average, 25% of the applied-for amount, whereas men received, on average, 52% of what they asked for. Women were also denied financing to a greater extent than men, with close to 53% of women having their applications dismissed, compared with 38% of men
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2 days ago by brycecovert
We Recorded VCs’ Conversations and Analyzed How Differently They Talk About Female Entrepreneurs
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3 days ago by kejadlen
When venture capitalists (VCs) evaluate investment proposals, the language they use to describe the entrepreneurs who write them plays an important but often hidden role in shaping who is awarded funding and why. via Pocket
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5 days ago by driptray
The language used to describe male and female entrepreneurs was radically different.
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The language used to describe male and female entrepreneurs was radically different.
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9 days ago by lisov
When venture capitalists (VCs) evaluate investment proposals, the language they use to describe the entrepreneurs who write them plays an important but often…
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Young male founders are "promising," while young female founders are "inexperienced." VCs, language, & gender https://t.co/Urk953U6nf

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9 days ago by p3k
Findings from a language analysis study in Sweden.
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RT : Young male founders are "promising," while young female founders are "inexperienced." VCs, language, & gender
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Young male founders are "promising," while young female founders are "inexperienced." VCs, language, & gender
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10 days ago by coty
"Men are described as young and promising, while women are described as young but inexperienced"
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