Table 3 Study 2 descriptive statistics and correlations.

Founder “Entrep” gender, industry gender dominance, and investor gender (female = 1). Perceived fit (1 to 7 rating scale). Investor age (number of years old). Investor years of experience “Investor exper” (coded as 1 to 12, with 12 indicating “10+ years”). Investor accreditation status “Investor accred” (1 if accredited). *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, and ***P < 0.001.

2Ln funding10.862.520.47***−0.10*0.17***0.31***−0.05−0.02−0.020.10*
3Ln valuation12.543.70−0.13**0.09*0.17***−0.02−0.06−0.04−0.10*
4Entrep gender0.500.500.00−
5Industry gender0.500.500.
6Perceived fit5.231.21−0.14**−0.28***−0.22***0.33***
7Investor gender0.320.470.030.09*−0.23***
8Investor age51.6316.210.58***−0.42***
9Investor exper9.013.19−0.27***
10Investor accred0.450.50