Mor Assia and Shelly Hod-Moyal are among a handful of female VCs in Israel. Their mission? To make angel investing more accessible through crowdfunding.
It’s a paradox. In most Western nations women have caught up with and surpassed men in most professions, including medicine and law.
But when it comes to the hi-tech sector, the story is different. The number of women studying computer science is low and declining, while the number of women startup founders is under 10 percent. And the share of senior venture capitalists who are women is around 4 percent.