Edtech Business

Message to Venture Capitalists: Here's How You Take Diversity Seriously

Feb 22, 2016

INVESTING IN DIVERSITY: Mitch and Freada Kapor—two frequent investors in education—have some strong words for venture capitalists. "Today, too many VC’s labor under self-serving myths and assumptions that, when spoken out loud to those of different backgrounds, turn out to be highly offensive." In a recent post on Medium, the founder of Kapor Capital offer several recommendations for increasing diversity within VC firms, and challenge VCs to model the choice to diversify that they encourage in their investment portfolio companies.

Message to Venture Capitalists: Here's How You Take Diversity Seriously

Edtech Business

Message to Venture Capitalists: Here's How You Take Diversity Seriously

Feb 22, 2016

INVESTING IN DIVERSITY: Mitch and Freada Kapor—two frequent investors in education—have some strong words for venture capitalists. "Today, too many VC’s labor under self-serving myths and assumptions that, when spoken out loud to those of different backgrounds, turn out to be highly offensive." In a recent post on Medium, the founder of Kapor Capital offer several recommendations for increasing diversity within VC firms, and challenge VCs to model the choice to diversify that they encourage in their investment portfolio companies.

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