Back in 2019, an important initiative began in the Netherlands, called #FundRight. They are aiming to ensure a more diverse tech ecosystem, at both VC level and portfolio company level. Committed investors pledge to have “a significant percentage of the companies in which they (co)invest, must be (co)founded by a woman” and that 35% of the management teams of their portfolio companies are female.
To achieve this by 2023 they tend to change human behaviour towards the way investors source their deals, companies hire people and discuss gender diversity issues.
So how’s it going with that ambition? To track the progress in achieving the goal of gender diversity, we at Golden Egg Check did a little research on female presence in the top management of companies that were venture capital-funded in 2020.
Read all about in our new blogpost by Anna: https://medium.com/golden-egg-check/female-led-teams-in-the-dutch-startup-ecosystem-a-2020-analysis-a994afb51ca3