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"All of the data indicates when you have diverse boards and diverse leadership, you have better returns. I would argue you're actually violating your fiduciary responsibility by not paying attention to the data."
For the third in our series examining diversity in venture capital reporter Ben Bergman looks at the role that limited partners could — and in some cases do — play in increasing diversity in the VC and startup worlds.
AMC Theatres has reversed its position on mask-wearing in theaters after just one day.
The Bay Area's HellaCreative successfully pushed to make Juneteenth a recognized holiday at many tech outlets this year.
Our next strategy session is coming up. We'll look at Wall Street during the pandemic. Register here.
There is lot that VCs and founders can do to improve diversity, but it is the limited partners who fund the whole ecosystem who could make the biggest difference. Here's how they did it in Illinois >>
Nyakio Grieco's company evolved from her grandmother's beauty secrets. A coffee farmer in Kenya, she used the beans to exfoliate and take care of her skin. Hear Grieco's story and subscribe to BHE >>
Lots happened in the L.A. tech and startup community this week. dot.LA Chief Host and Correspondent Kelly O'Grady takes you through the key stories. Watch the recap >>
Amazon warehouse workers in Chicago expressed outrage at a flyer advertising a chicken and waffles event to commemorate Juneteenth, a celebration of the end of slavery in the U.S. Read more >>
Join us Tuesday, June 30th at 11:00 am PST for the next dot.LA Strategy Session in partnership with HelloOffice. After the coronavirus subsides, how much work will stay remote and how will offices adapt? We'll speak with panelists from Fifth Wall and HelloOffice to find out. Read more and register here >>
Our next startup pitch showcase is coming up at 11:00 am PST on Thursday, July 2nd. Leading real estate news source Inman's founder Brad Inman will join us, along with Zillow (and dot.LA) cofounder Spencer Rascoff. Register to watch here >>