Original Research

An analysis of every Seattle-area venture backed company that received funding in 2019 to assess how founder sex and gender impact investment rounds and money raised.

An analysis of every venture backed company that received funding in 2019 within the United States to assess how founder sex and gender impact investment rounds, money raised, and an organization’s likelihood to benefit society.

US-based small-to-mid-sized business owners were surveyed to assess their perceptions of future business performance and reasons for optimism or pessimism about business growth.

Seattle and Tacoma-based small-to-mid-sized business owners were surveyed to assess their perceptions of future business performance and reasons for optimism or pessimism about business growth.

Female and male small-to-mid-sized business owners were surveyed to assess their perceptions of future business performance and reasons for optimism or pessimism about business growth.