How do we disrupt a tech culture that's made it difficult for women entrepreneurs to access capital? The thing is, there are plenty of talented women out there, and we need to continue to put our money where our mouths are and actually fund startups led by women. Funding disparities for women-led tech startups is a global issue. Only 10% of all global investor money goes to women-led startups, yet women-led companies yield a 35% higher return than those led by men. We've gotta do better, and that's what we're aiming to do in the Women Startup Challenge Europe.
This year's trends and high-momentum startups with the potential to shape the future of cybersecurity. Nearly 1,000 data-breaches occurred in the first-half of 2017. Each new breach raises fears that trust in the global digital economy is eroding due to death by a thousand hacks. In tandem, investors are seizing the opportunity to back the next generation of cybersecurity startups. This report details the latest cybersecurity trends, opportunities, and startups to look out for this year.
Let's dive deep in each category to have more understanding. The budget constraint for startups was always there and will be. Even in the age of VCs and so many investor firms, finance has been a major hindrance. CBI Insights report covers the startups death from 2014–2018. Startups who have succumbed to the cash challenges were promising or either had good products but failed to grow before the financial challenges.
When you're looking for a new job, it's essential to pare down exactly what you're looking for. Similar to the college application process, you'll probably need to do some soul searching before refining your list. You could admire a company that's disrupting an industry, and at the same time, not be a good fit for working there. Startups are known to have unicorn success stories. We've all heard about companies going from working in a garage to billion dollar valuations.