Meet the company training up more diverse startup founders

Nov 15, 2018
Founder Gym offers tools for anyone who wants to start a venture-backed company.
A man looks at his computer at a Starbucks coffee shop in Washington, DC on October 18, 2018.
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Melinda Gates: "Nobody actually collects good data about women's lives"

“What gets measured is what gets done,” the longtime philanthropist says about investing in women.
Melinda Gates is trying to get more women and minorities in tech.
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Diverse startups could get traction from chip giant Intel

May 30, 2018
Intel Capital has been funding diverse startups for a few years. Now it's broadened its definition of diversity.
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Venture capitalist John Doerr on the virtues and perils of setting goals

The legendary venture capitalist talks about his new book on measuring the right goals.
John Doerr of the venture firm Kleiner Perkins, author of the new book "Measure What Matters."
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When it comes to traditional business loans, non-white and women entrepreneurs are being left behind

May 25, 2018
Despite Texas’ reputation as a business-friendly state, a survey last year from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas found access to capital is the number one concern for women and non-white small business owners in the state.   There’s a good reason…

ICOs raised billions last year. Should Silicon Valley be worried?

Initial coin offerings let startups skip venture capital funding, but will they last?
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The FDA wants more medical devices in your pocket

Dec 20, 2017
The agency is being led by a venture capitalist who is taking some cues from the tech industry.
The FDA is working with companies like Fitbit to streamline the approval process for health and medical software.
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Calling for a new way to fund startups

Dec 19, 2017
Chamath Palihapitiya believes venture capitalists need to play with their own money.
Chamath Palihapitiya speaks onstage at the TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 at The Manhattan Center on April 29, 2013 in New York City.
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The Source Code: Chamath Palihapitiya

Dec 19, 2017
Social Capital founder and CEO Chamath Palihapitiya on why he wants to change how tech companies go public.
The founder and CEO of Social Capital, Chamath Palihapitiya, speaks onstage at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit back in Oct. 2016 in San Francisco, California.
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Why discrimination in venture capital runs deep

Nov 15, 2017
Ellen Pao on why it's going to take more than a few leaders stepping down to solve the problem.
Ellen Pao, the interim CEO of Reddit, sued her former employer, Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers, for $16 million, alleging she was sexually harassed by male officials.
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