Over a third of women entrepreneurs face gender bias when raising capital: HSBC

Pedro Gonçalves
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More than a third of the world's women entrepreneurs have experienced gender bias when trying to raise capital for their business, according to research by HSBC Private Banking. Female entrepreneurs in Hong Kong, mainland China and Singapore have to invest more of their money to start a business according to the multinational survey that highlights the yawning gap between the way potential investors treat women and men. On average, women globally put £115,786 of their own money into their businesses. In mainland China that average is higher, at £159,815, compared with £125,033 in Hong...

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