It’s no secret that women are vastly underrepresented in the world of startups. Last year, only 2.8% of all venture capital in the United States went to female-founded companies, marking little improvement from the years prior. As men continue to dominate the startup space, the needs and wants of women continue to go largely unheard.
Now more than ever, paying special attention to those startups that are dedicated to improving women’s lives is crucial. As male-dominated as the space may be, there are still a number of companies out there innovating and pushing to make the world a better place for women everywhere. Here are some of the best:
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