Endnotes


1 2013 Venture Capital Financing and Exit Annual Report. (2014, January 22). Retrieved from https://www.cbinsights.com/blog/venture-capital-report-2013/; 2012 Venture Capital Activity Report. (2013, January 15). Retrieved from https://www.cbinsights.com/blog/venture-capital-2012-report/; The U.S. Venture Capital Year in Review - 2014. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.cbinsights.com/venture-capital-2014

 

2 2013 Venture Capital Financing and Exit Annual Report. (2014, January 22). Retrieved from https://www.cbinsights.com/blog/venture-capital-report-2013/; 2012 Venture Capital Activity Report. (2013, January 15). Retrieved from https://www.cbinsights.com/blog/venture-capital-2012-report/; The U.S. Venture Capital Year in Review - 2014. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.cbinsights.com/venture-capital-2014

 

3 Survey of Business Owners (SBO). (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.census.gov/econ/sbo/

 

4 Desmond, N., & Teare, G. (2015, May 26). Female Founders On An Upward Trend, According To CrunchBase. Retrieved from http://techcrunch.com/2015/05/26/female-founders-on-an-upward-trend-according-to-crunchbase/#.dolgle:XLKi

 

5 We calculated this number by taking all the venture capital deals noted in the #ProjectDiane database. divided by the total number of venture deals from 2012-2014 as noted in CB Insights (https://www.cbinsights.com/blog/venture-capital-2012-report/; https://www.cbinsights.com/blog/venture-capital-report-2013; https://www.cbinsights.com/venture-capital-2014 )

 

6 Mays, C., MPA. (2015, August 4). Dr. Dyson #LadyBoss in #Tech who has raised over $40M 4 her company #Kiverdi http://t.co/BKtOF39hyt Real #DIVERSITY! pic.twitter.com/LEqPRXEmmT. Retrieved from https://twitter.com/CarlaMays/status/628441721370624000

We received communication that this number may be incorrect. We reached out to both the founder and the investors, but we haven't received confirmation on amount raised.

 

7 Boyd, S. (2014, October 13). Did Satya Nadella misspeak, or tell all? Retrieved from https://gigaom.com/2014/10/13/did-satya-nadella-misspeak-or-tell-all/

 

8 Lists of Historical Black Colleges and Universities. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.tnj.com/lists-resources/hbcu

 

9 Chernova, Y. (2014, November 20). Techstars Graduates’ Survival Rates: What the Numbers Show. Retrieved from http://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital/2014/11/20/techstars-graduates-success-rates-what-the-numbers-show/