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De Tijd – There Are Barely Any Women at the Helm of Startups

  • December 2018

The Belgian tech startup landscape is still predominantly controlled by men. In 86% of the capital rounds implemented this year, no women were on boards. Three quarters of board positions still go to men according to a global study by leadership consultancy Egon Zehnder. The firm researched 1,610 companies with a minimum value of €7 billion, spread over 44 countries. Creating a balance will take more time. There are still less women than men in STEM (science, technology, engineering & mathematics) courses that are geared towards setting up a tech or biotech startup.

Full Story: Amper vrouwen aan het roer bij start-ups (Translated from Dutch). By Pieter Haeck. 12, December 2018.

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