"Only 10 per cent of the West African startups that have cumulatively raised $1 million in the past decade had at least one female co-founder. In Sub-Saharan Africa, women constitute only 30 per cent of professionals in the tech industry. Despite many tech-preneurs stating their mission is to ‘provide inclusive or accessible solutions to everyday problems’, it isn’t possible to truly do that when most apps and services are created by men, and the participation of women in their creation is so scant."