Diversity

Why entrepreneurs and investors are participating in the 'Founders for Change' diversity movement – GeekWire

Why entrepreneurs and investors are participating in the ‘Founders for Change’ diversity movement – GeekWire

Why entrepreneurs and investors are participating in the ‘Founders for Change’ diversity movement – GeekWire Startup founders want venture capital firms to step it up when it comes to diversity. More than 500 venture-backed entrepreneurs are part of a new initiative called Founders for Change, which launched this week and aims to increase diversity among …

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Despite more attention on female founders, funding to women-led startups hasn't increased – GeekWire

Despite more attention on female founders, funding to women-led startups hasn’t increased – GeekWire

Despite more attention on female founders, funding to women-led startups hasn’t increased – GeekWire Aileen Lee (left), co-founder of Cowboy Ventures and All Raise, speaks at the GeekWire Summit in October with Joanne Chen of Foundation Capital. (Photo by Dan DeLong for GeekWire) In response to several sexual harassment allegations and the massive diversity gaps …

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Why this investment firm is using a male-female co-led fund strategy – GeekWire

Why this investment firm is using a male-female co-led fund strategy – GeekWire

Why this investment firm is using a male-female co-led fund strategy – GeekWire WestRiver Group managing directors, from left to right: Scott Maw, Lisa Stone, Erik Anderson, Richelle Parham, George Montgomery, Laurel Buckner, Anthony Bontrager, and Deepa Prasad. (WestRiver Group Photo) Seattle-based investment company WestRiver Group (WRG) is rolling out a unique fund strategy that …

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Maveron and 9 VC firms join initiative to increase underrepresented investors on term sheets – GeekWire

Maveron and 9 VC firms join initiative to increase underrepresented investors on term sheets – GeekWire

Maveron and 9 VC firms join initiative to increase underrepresented investors on term sheets – GeekWire Alejandro Guerrero, principal at Act One Ventures. (Act One Photo) A group of venture capital firms today joined “The Diversity Term Sheet Rider for Representation at the Cap Table (Diversity Rider),” a new initiative that aims to increase investor …

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Textio's newest augmented writing tool helps guide brands to use inclusive language in more content – GeekWire

Textio’s newest augmented writing tool helps guide brands to use inclusive language in more content – GeekWire

Textio’s newest augmented writing tool helps guide brands to use inclusive language in more content – GeekWire Language in a mock company profile is run through Textio for Employer Brand, a new product from the Seattle augmented writing startup. (Textio Image) Textio, the Seattle-based augmented writing startup, is expanding its product offering beyond helping companies …

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Integris co-founder reveals new startup that uses software to help companies meet diversity goals – GeekWire

Integris co-founder reveals new startup that uses software to help companies meet diversity goals – GeekWire

Integris co-founder reveals new startup that uses software to help companies meet diversity goals – GeekWire Raghu Gollamudi. (Included Photo) Five years ago, when data privacy was just emerging as one of the most challenging business risks, Raghu Gollamudi spotted a trend. With new rules for tighter consumer privacy protection looming, freshly appointed chief privacy …

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Seattle HR firm creates virtual program to meet surge in demand for diversity training – GeekWire

Seattle HR firm creates virtual program to meet surge in demand for diversity training – GeekWire

Seattle HR firm creates virtual program to meet surge in demand for diversity training – GeekWire Cheryl Ingram, left, a DEI expert and author, and Mikaela Kiner, founder of the digital HR startup Reverb. After the death of George Floyd, tech leaders came together last spring and summer to condemn police brutality and vowed to …

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Women rise, but parity still a long way off – GeekWire

Women rise, but parity still a long way off – GeekWire

Women rise, but parity still a long way off – GeekWire Seattle venture capital firms outpace the national average when it comes to women in key venture capital roles.(BigStock Photo) An increasing number of women are rising through the venture capital ranks, achieving partner or managing director status more than ever before. That’s the good …

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