Why It’s Still Harder for Women to Get Funding for Their Start-Ups

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Ann Chung, global head of consumer at Blackstone Growth, and Kathryn Minshew, co-founder of The Muse, look at funding female-founded businesses as a recession looms, taking a start-up to the next level, and lessons for other entrepreneurs and investors.

The bar for female-founded businesses to find success continues to be “incredibly high” as women in the corporate world face a dearth of funding and uncertain economic conditions, said Ann Chung, senior managing director and global head of consumer for Blackstone Growth.