The 8 reasons behind the gender investment gap in early-stage funding – and what you & I can do to close it.
A Personal Story by Tessa van der Geer
My path to VC began with my MSc. thesis I wrote together with a fellow student at UCD Michael Smurfit (Dublin). She wished for a diversity topic which did not convince me right away. Coming from an entrepreneurial nest, I, on the other hand, am passionate about the start-up ecosystem. This led us to find a middle ground: ‘The gender investment gap in early-stage funding’.