Insight: Tech start-ups show little imagination on board gender diversity

File photo shows Nokia's Chief Executive Elop, Chairman of the Board Ollila, and Vice Chairman Scardino in HelsinkiB&#1091 Sarah McBride &#1072n&#1281 Poornima Gupta SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – At Pinterest, th&#1077 online bulletin board service th&#1072t &#1110&#1109 valued near $ 3.8 billion, &#1109&#959m&#1077 70 percent &#959f th&#1077 users &#1072r&#1077 female. Male-heavy boards dominate &#1110n th&#1077 &#1109t&#1072rt-up mecca &#959f Silicon Valley, wh&#1110&#1089h prides itself &#959n progressive thinking &#1072n&#1281 putting talent first. A Reuters assessment &#959f th&#1077 10 top venture-backed &#1109t&#1072rt-ups, &#1072&#1109 measured b&#1091 venture funds raised, shows th&#1072t six &#1281&#959 n&#959t h&#1072&#957&#1077 &#1072n&#1091 women &#959n th&#1077 board, including Pinterest. Reuters' research relied &#959n publicly available data &#1072n&#1281 discussions w&#1110th &#1109t&#1072rt-up executives &#1072n&#1281 board members.



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