Why are there so few women on the Northern Tech 100?

Northern Tech 100, video

Vicki ShielVicki Shiel, May 25, 2017

This article was originally posted on the Tech North website.

[This article was originally published on technorthhq.com before Tech North and Tech City UK merged to become Tech Nation].

Why are there so few women on the Northern Tech 100 league table? We asked a few industry insiders for their view…

With just one company out of 100 on the league table being wholly owned by women, and just 23 companies where female shareholders account for 20 percent or more of the shareholding, we decided to delve into why the numbers are so low.

It’s indicative of the wider industry of course, so we canvassed opinion from London-based investors through to Liverpool-based agency owners.

Here’s what they said.

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