When it comes to raising funds from large groups of anonymous donors over the internet, women come out tops. That could be a boon for job creation and economic growth.

A new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and The Crowdfunding Center shows that women across the world consistently outperformed men on funding campaigns: Globally, females were 32 percent more successful than males in reaching their funding targets; in Asia, women achieved twice as much success as men.