In 2022, only 2.1% of venture capital investments in the U.S. went to businesses that are founded solely by women. But some say the gap may be closing.

Starting a business is always challenging. While women have historically faced additional challenges, some female founders say the landscape is changing for the better.

"It's an amazing time to raise funding as a female founder," Victoria Zorin, founder of Australian crowd analytics software company Nola Technologies, told CNBC at the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit Asia in Singapore. Zorin was also among this year's list of honorees.