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'I Don't Live in a World Where Fairness is an Option': Being a Black VC

"They treat you like you are not in the room or you are some wait staff."

Yesterday, we took a look at how venture capital culture become so homogenous. Today, reporter Rachel Uranga looks at how black VCs navigate the elite, often exclusionary world of venture capital.

Also today, host Kelly O'Grady led a discussion with Oona King, Snap's VP of diversity, equity and inclusion, and Kobie Fuller, partner at Upfront Ventures, on strategies for businesses who want to increase diversity in their ranks.

NASA's new head of human spaceflight says that SpaceX's Dragon is in good shape.

Video game virtual retailer DM Market raises $9.5 million to build on its marketplace for in-game items.

The Advocate has an interesting interview with the new owners of Grindr, in which they outline their vision for the future of the dating site.

The NY Post has a revealing look at how some TV productions are shooting intimate scenes in the COVID-19 era.

Our next strategy session is on Tuesday. We'll look at Wall Street during the pandemic. Register here.

Navigating the Venture Capital World as a Black Person

"Somebody sat me down and helped me understand this game." Black venture capitalists tell us what it's like working in the industry, and how might be improved. Read more >>

Watch: Real Ways to Increase Diversity in the Workplace

"The time for inaction is over." At a virtual roundtable Thursday, we discussed what organizations must do to ensure that this moment of awareness of equity and inclusion does not go to waste. Read more and watch the video >>

A Conversation with Struct Club's CEO

The pandemic forced the closure of gyms and boutique studios. Here's how Struct Club took advantage of the digital environment, allowing instructors to reach consumers directly. Read more >>

Our Next Strategy Session: The View From Wall Street

Join us at 11:00 a.m. PST on Tuesday for our next strategy session with Spencer Rascoff and Evercore analysts John Scuorzo and Zaheed Kajani. Read more and register here >>

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