You’re reading The Brazilian Report’s weekly tech roundup, a digest of the most important news on technology and innovation in Brazil. This week’s topics: how gender inequality persists in the startup world; a new fintech behemoth coming; and the criminalization of stalking.
The concerning gender gap in Brazil’s startup ecosystem
In the wake of International Women’s Day, think-tank Distrito published a report on the steep gender gap in Brazil’s startup ecosystem. Only 9.8 percent of innovation-based companies were at least partly founded by women, and just 4.7 percent had women as their sole founders.
Gender diversity is good business. The study also...