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Start-up to IPO 6:00 pm - 6:40 pm 16th June 2021
Timezone: BST (Europe/London)

Using your money to support racial equality

Black founders receive less than 1% of VC funding in the US, and less than 0.24% in the UK. Why does this happen? Is it really a pipeline issue or is it down to the implicitly racist trope that black founders are generally unqualified relative to their white and Asian peers? This session looks at the importance of educating investors and the roles that corporations play in creating a more equitable tech ecosystem.

Paula GrovesChief Investment OfficerImpact X CapitalArlan HamiltonFounder + Managing PartnerBackstage Capital
Gary StewartCEO and FounderFounderTribes Educational Technology Ltd
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