Venture funding in businesses has remained painfully stagnant at only 2.2 percent for two years in a row. Insiders expect that figure to begin trending upwards, albeit slowly.

A of female founders reveals that a mere 8 percent feel supported by the venture community. The sluggish growth of is considered the largest culprit — nearly of U.S. firms lack even a single female partner. Many junior female investors burn out before reaching senior ranks, frequently citing a shortage of support as a factor. But now nearly 1,000 female VCs globally are working together on a fix.

is the largest self-reported directory of women investors at institutional, corporate, and family offices on record. It includes VCs across over 600 funds from more than 25 countries.

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