Laura Green-Wilkinson
Oct 26, 2017

Yes, we do need to specifically support female-founded startups

While we await a world where men and women have truly equal opportunities, it's important for the industry to fund and support innovative women starting their own companies.

The author participating in a Female Foundry bootcamp.

On a nighttime call this week with a potential partner for Dentsu Aegis Network’s recently launched Female Foundry, I heard it again I don’t understand why we need to differentiate. A founder should just be a founder, male or female.”

As an experienced professional who is influential in the global startup community, the man who said this has significant experience and insight to help foster and develop startups. Yet in our discussion, he showed...

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