Index Ranks Tel-Aviv 24th in Fostering Women Entrepreneurs
Tel-Aviv scored high in the frequency and value of funding received by women. It scored low in the percentage of women with academic management degrees
Dell’s Women Entrepreneur Cities Index, which gauges a city's ability to attract and support high potential women entrepreneurs, places Tel-Aviv at number 24 out of 50 of cities ranked.
The findings of the index, published this year for the second time, were announced at Dell’s Women Entrepreneur Network Summit in San-Francisco, Monday.
Tel-Aviv scored high in the frequency and value of funding received by women led businesses, in the number of venture funds with more than 20% women partners and the number of funds founded by women.The city also scored high in a category ranking policies aimed at leveling the playing field for women business owners.
The city ranked low in the percentage of women with academic management degrees, and in a category measuring the likelihood of finding women with the training and experience required to run and scale a business.Education institutions in Israel can do more to foster the ambition for top executive positions in young women, said Orna Bari, a vice president at Dell in a press release.