Should VCs and Angels take race and gender into consideration?
Absolutely…in a positive sense [doh!], in order to help proactively ensure that (a) not only white males become entrepreneurs in the first place, and (b) that as investors they are not inadvertently restricting their universe of potential investees.
That’s why in the past few months I have gone out of my way to participate in the Black Founders Ideas Are Worthless conference (http://www.blackfoundersconferen…), the Latinos In Social Media conference (http://conference.latism.org/), and the women-focused We Own It summit (http://www.weownitsummit.org/pre…).
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Written by David S. Rose
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