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Black Founders Matter ousts Black founder, morphs into BFM Fund

On May 31, days before the story about the Black Founders Matter pledge was published on TechCrunch, the fund presented its founder, Marceau Michel, with an offer to resign.

TechCrunch+ roundup: Downturn strategy, recycling startup boom, better board meetings

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Black founders are seeing a decrease in funding amid economic downturn

Not shockingly, Black founders are seeing a decrease in funding this year.

Black Founders Matter presses VCs to pledge commitment to diversity

The pledge encourages VCs to invest a quarter of their funds into BIPOC women founders.

Black Founders Matter wants to raise $10 million to fund black-led startups

A few months ago, Marceau Michel met up with a fellow entrepreneur, Kathryn Brown of ScoutSavvy, to discuss their triumphs and tribulations of their time in the tech industry. That’s when the tw