A benchmark report examining the current state of women in the Canadian technology and innovation community
- Jodi Kovitz, Founder, #movethedial
Currently, only 5% of Canadian tech companies have a solo female founder. When companies with male and female co-founders are factored in, the percentage of tech companies with female founders increases only to 13%.
Approximately 30% of Canadian venture capital firms have a female partner, and on average, 12% of partners are women.
On average, only 8% of directors on boards of Canadian tech companies are women. 73% of boards have no women at all.
- Chris Dulny, Partner, PwC Canada
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