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Black entrepreneurs are excluded from venture capital, new research shows. NewNew's founder says it's down to bias

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement "The problem is bias," says Filip Diarra of the shortage of Black and minority founders in the tech industry.
"We all have bias and pieces of bias that are at the core of who we are as people since the dawn of mankind. Every war has existed because of bias, every hate crime has pretty much existed because of bias."
Diarra is a tech founder whose startup NewNew has captured investment from top-tier VC firms Andreessen Horowitz and Founders Fund. It also counts actor Will Smith and execs from Twitter, Google, and Facebook among its backers.
NewNew is an app that...
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