The Venture Monitor includes tracking of investments for companies with female founders. The data suggest that while more money and deals are supporting these companies — $13.6 billion through 1,556 deals so far in 2019, these investments are keeping pace with the growing VC market, rather than making significant inroads toward equality.
The Bay area appears on track to lose market share in 2019. New York City is seeing its portion of deal value increase relative to last year. For the number of investments, “other” metros are seeing slightly more activity, on a percentage basis, than a year ago.