Startup Founder Demographics

A dynamic breakdown on the demographics of startup founders and their attributes. Use this tool to filter on multiple levels by clicking on one of the graphs below. For example, if you wanted to see what degrees most women in the IT industry have, click on the "female" slice of the Gender chart and on "IT" in the Industry chart.

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Gender

Click on slices to filter by male and female founders.

Industry

Select an industry or multiple industries to filter all founder charts by industry.

Degrees

Select a degree or multiple degrees to filter founders by all degrees they have earned.

Valuations

Drag your cursor across the chart to filter by unique company valuations within a certain US dollar range.

Number of Founders over Time

Drag the cursor across the chart to filter by the start date of startup founders.

Location (United States)

Select a state to filter by all founders who started their company in that state.