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Come work for one of the hottest new VC firms and learn from a hyper connected VC & LP team. Cleo Capital is hiring a MBA intern to work on diligence and thesis development around future of work & living. Perfect way to learn about the research side of venture capital from the ground up....

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5 tech investors discuss why AI companies built by diverse teams are a better bet

  • Forbes
  • yesterday

There has been much discussion of diversity in tech in general, and of course, having people from varied backgrounds/experiences - especially those who are committed to equality - in all companies and organizations is important.

Perhaps now is the time to begin discussing where having a variety of experiences could have the most impact - not only for building better technologies and businesses, but also for building better societies as a whole.

We have already seen examples of how AI led and built by predominantly white, male teams can cause financially expensive and socially dangerous results. As such, many investors (and even governments) are recognizing that diversity is key in these influential technologies.

5 tech investors discuss why AI companies built by diverse teams are a better bet

US VC investment in female founders hits all-time high

  • TechCrunch
  • 6 months ago

Venture capital investment in all-female founding teams hit $3.3 billion in 2019, representing 2.8% of capital invested across the entire U.S. startup ecosystem this year, according to the latest data collected by PitchBook.

While that number may seem insubstantial, it’s a step up from last year’s total. In 2018, venture capitalists struck 580 deals worth $3 billion — up from just $2.1 billion in 2017 — for all-female teams, or only 2.2% of all U.S. deal activity. So far, female-founded and mixed-gender teams have raised a total of $17.2 billion, with roughly three weeks remaining in 2019. That’s 11.5% of all venture capital investment, an increase from 10.6% last year, when those groups attracted $17 billion across some 2,000 deals.

US VC investment in female founders hits all-time high