IDC European Woman in Venture Capital

EUROPEAN WOMEN IN VC IDC #EUR148997722 © IDC 2022 33 THE VC ECOSYSTEM & DIVERSITY — Emphasis is placed on the hiring & recruitment process 02 For those VCs with a corporate gender strategy plan, most emphasis is placed on the hiring & recruitment process.  VCs mention quotas for female applicants when working with recruitment firms, or specific female recruitment initiatives at universities, in particular at junior level. The hiring and recruitment process is also the area where progress is tracked and measured.  An additional effort is made to retain current females at VCs through leadership development, promotion and retention initiatives.  Source: IDC Websurvey European Women in VC; n=68 VCs AuM > €25M Gender Diversity Strategy & Progress Measured Gender Diversity Plan Progress Tracked Recruitment Hiring Leadership development Promotion Retention Mentorship 94% 64% 96% 63% 50% 50% 50% 43% 71% 71% 68% 76% 100% 80% 60% 40% 20% 0%