How to Crack the Tech ‘Boy’s Club': 3 Female Founders Share Their Stories

“I’ve thought I was going to an investor meeting with a venture capitalist, and they think it’s a date. For women in tech, it’s pretty common,” one founder tells TheWrap

The tech industry has trailed Hollywood when coming to grips with rampant gender and representation inequities. While celebrities — most recently Michelle Williams in her Emmy acceptance speech —  are beginning to bring these issues to the forefront, women in tech continue to find themselves alone in dealing with an industry that’s heavily dominated by men.

TheWrap talked to three female founders about how they’ve navigated their careers and what advice they’d share with others looking to become tech entrepreneurs. Spoiler alert: It means dealing with veiled sexist nonsense.

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Sean Burch

Sean Burch

Tech reporter • sean.burch@thewrap.com • @seanb44