Orlando startups founded by women and people of color see more funding, but a gap remains

The proportion of funding going to metro Orlando startups with minority or female founders has increased in the last two years, data shows.

Orlando Inno analyzed all investment deals in metro Orlando startups valued at $1 million or more from 2020-2022, based on data tracked by PitchBook and the National Venture Capital Association. Companies with at least one founder who is a woman landed 19% of those investment dollars in 2021, up from 5% in 2020. Similarly, the proportion of investment dollars…