Tech & Media Watch Blog

By Alexandra Hardy | 01 May 2019

How To Improve VC Funding For Female Technology Company Founders

When looking at the situation for female founders of technology companies, one statistic in particular stands out to me. A recent study of 350 companies showed that female-founded companies on average received less than half the funding ($935,000 vs. $2.1 million) compared to...

By Alexandra Hardy | 15 April 2019

What is the current situation for women in technology in Canada?

Bio: 20 years of experience in the financial industry. Member and regional leader of BDO Canada’s national technology and life sciences group. Has received the CPA Ontario Award of Distinction, which recognizes members who have made an early impact through leadership and...

By Nicole Martin | 04 April 2019

What is the current situation for women in technology in the UK?

Name: Nicole MartinBio: Audit Partner in BDO UK’s national technology and media practice. More than 20 years’ experience providing business assurance and advisory services to start-ups and private equity-backed companies.

By Jane Evans | 21 March 2019

How Two German Technology Giants Are Actively Encouraging More Women In Technology

Two of Germany’s biggest software companies are proactively encouraging more women in technology. Only some of their initiatives are in-house, and all stand to improve long-term profitability.

By Teresa Morahan | 18 March 2019

Pointing Fingers At What Women Start-up Founders Need

Let me start with the good news: the situation for female founders of technology start-ups is generally improving. Pitchbook data shows that US female-founded raised £7 billion through the first half of 2018. However, the statistics clearly show that there is still a long way...

By | 13 March 2019

Why Cybersecurity needs more women

The need for more diversity is not limited to women, we are an industry with a global skill shortage and we require diversity of all forms. With a diverse workforce we get a diverse viewpoint – we can consider things from various points of views and provide solutions to...

By Scott Rodie | 08 March 2019

Jane Evans - Women in Tech

More than 20 years’ experience working in financial services. Has worked extensively with companies in the technology, media and telecommunications industries with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and financial advisory (debt and equity). Currently joint Head of Sector...

By Scott Rodie | 08 March 2019

Anita Somani - Women in Tech

Professional profile: Partner, Audit & Assurance, at India. More than twelve years’ experience providing financial statement audit and accounting advisory services in India with a focus on global entities and large Indian conglomerates. Also works with clients across the...

By Scott Rodie | 08 March 2019

Teresa Morahan - Women in Tech

Partner & Head of Audit, BDO Dublin. Head of the Technology Sector Group. More than 20 years’ experience primarily from working with companies in the technology and life sciences industries ranging from multinationals and international businesses to start-ups.

By Scott Rodie | 08 March 2019

BDO Celebrates Women In Technology Throughout March

BDO International is celebrating International Women’s Day – in part through highlighting women in technology, as well as the incredible work they are doing.Women in technology is a subject that BDO wants to put on the agenda, and as a company we are committed to supporting...