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Tech Tuesday: Women Securing Investing for Startups, Federal Trade Commission Goes On the Road

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The Apex Building, headquarters of the Federal Trade Commission, in Washington, D.C.

The white male dominated tech industry has been dogged for years by reports of sexual harassment and easily documented diversity problems. 

But the gender gap extends as well to investment dollars. Widely available research has shown that gender diverse companies at the board and management level producer superior returns on equity. 

But women owned and/or managed tech businesses took home less than five percent of the venture capital deal volume in 2015, according to a Bloomberg analysis. 

On Tech Tuesday, we hear from a successful female startup founder about what works.