(CNBC) — Less than 7 percent of start-ups launched in 2013 were female-led, according to Startup Weekend, a global network that helps developers and entrepreneurs launch ventures. Despite that low threshold, more millennial women are trying to reverse the trend and launching businesses.

One stumbling block to more female-led ventures is mixed pitching skills—vital to securing early-stage funding—some venture capitalists say.

Experts and women entrepreneurs acknowledge such differences in work and management styles, and collectively are working to support and encourage more young, female founders.

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