Gender and the startup world—why the discrepancy?

By Editor April 22, 2010

This is an interesting article from a Fast Company blogger about gender and the startup world.  Obviously, female entrepreneurs are underrepresented compared to their male counterparts, but women have made impressive inroads in the startup world.  The author, Allyson Kapin, mentions some standout female entrepreneurs, but I wonder how accurate her arguments are about the reasons for the relatively low numbers of female entrepreneurs.  Either way, it’s an important topic to consider: Startups: An “Alpha Male Pissing-Contest?”