Featured Wired Article: These Black Founders Succeeded In Spite of Silicon Valley

“The numbers tell us that Silicon Valley prefers helping largely white, male, urban-centered companies achieve billion-dollar valuations, lucrative exits, and mass political influence. That’s a problem for founders and technologists who are Black. Fewer than 1 percent of venture-backed companies are led by Black people, and fewer than 5 percent of employees at many top tech companies are Black.”

The full Wired article features the stories of Babatope (Tope) Awotona, Calendly Founder & CEO, Aisha Bowe, STEMBoardand Founder & CEO, and Heather Hiles, Imminent EquityFounder & CEO is linked below.

These Black Founders Succeeded In Spite of Silicon Valley by Sherrell Dorsey

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