The Conversation And The Data: A Look At Funding To Black Founders
2 Shares EmailFacebookTwitterLinkedInWhen entrepreneur Monique Woodard realized that VCs were not investing in black founders, she decided to become one.
“If we weren’t touching capital, all of that ecosystem building was for nothing,” said the co-founder of Black Founders, an organization that empowers entrepreneurs and provides founders with access to advice, mentorship and funding.
“Black founders are often over-mentored and under-invested,” Woodard said during the event.
Black founders can add their startup to be assessed for inclusion.
In the first quarter of this year, 2,000 U.S.-based startups raised funding.
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