Venture Capital’s Diversity Disaster by Megan Rose Dickey

TL;DR - The VC industry is full of white males from Harvard or Stanford.

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Topic Tags - diversity, demographics, growth, women in VC

Questions answered:

  • How is the VC demographic?
  • What are some relevant stats?
  • How has VC demographics changed?

Summary:

[2018] In the industry: 1% Latinx, 3% black, 18% women (was 11% in 2016), 70% white, 40% from Stanford or Harvard. “there’s also a lack of cognitive diversity”

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