“The capital markets are dominated by men,” said Deborah Jackson, founder of Plum Alley, a crowd-funding site for female entrepreneurs. “If you look at the statistics around the flow of angel and venture capital funding, less than five percent is going to female-founded companies. That means 95 percent of capital is going to male-funded companies.”
In case you forgot Hampton Roads was filled with amazing designers check out this write up from HOW Design. Congrats to one of our former AIGA Hampton Roads Presidents, Mara Lubell of Works Progress Design!