minorities in tech

Why we need diverse founder and funding teams and how to find them

Diverse teams perform better. First Round Capital found that, over 10 years, teams with at least one female co-founder performed 63 percent better than male-only teams. Racially diverse teams also per

Funders must give minority founders a fair deal

I learned a shocking statistic recently: Less than 1 percent of venture capital funding goes to black founders. This must change. When funders fail to give entrepreneurs of color a fair chance, it’s

Sometimes the most qualified applicant is not the most obvious

Hundreds of thousands of jobs that require both business and technical skills are open in the U.S., which means it’s likely your company is hiring for an important member of your team. But if you ar

If The New American Dream Is Entrepreneurship, Why Are So Many Black Millennials Missing Out?

Entrepreneurship is the New American Dream, and millennials are hearing its call loud and clear. However, as we explore, we all need to be conscious to not leave behind our minority groups. But rather

The Search For Minority Entrepreneurs Is Over — Now They Need To Be Ready For Investors

<strong>Editor’s note:</strong> <em>Wayne Sutton is the founder and CEO of <a target="_blank" href="http://pitchto.co/">PitchTo</a>, a mobile development lab that builds tools for investors to make