Reports of the death of the so-called "superangel" have been greatly exaggerated. In fact I would submit that in Darwinian fashion he has mutated somewhat to adapt to the necessities of an evolving entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Whether in the developing world or the billion dollar hills of Sand Hill Road, companies that invest in the success of women in the workforce will enjoy long-term benefits to both their top and bottom lines.
Having been involved directly or indirectly in hundreds of early stage software and Internet
companies, I believe the optimal number of founders for a software / Internet startup is between two and four.