Attracting, hiring, developing and retaining diverse talent.
Our June Pop-Up Event, “Tech’s Future is Female: Inclusive Innovation” featured spotlight guests Sharon Vosmek (Astia), Meredith Finn (Salesforce Ventures), Jennifer Billock (Ozlo) and Janice Roberts (BGV). They sat down with Bill Malloy and Brian Nugent (Sway Ventures) to discuss bias in the workplace and how investors and entrepreneurs can work to create a more inclusive and diverse tech ecosystem.
They showed us how behavior shifts in entrepreneurial ecosystems can lead to more robust levels of inclusive innovation, and highlighted research on how access to business networks, expertise and capital play out across gender lines.
Things we referred to at the event (that you are definitely going to want to click on):
That Fortune article we kept mentioning, Venture Capital Firms With More Teenage Daughters Perform Better
The Path to More Inclusive Innovation, Vosmek highlights research on how access to business networks, expertise and capital play out across gender lines (it’s seriously awesome)
Salesforce is working together with their entire Ohana — employees, customers, partners, community organizations and the tech industry — to build a path forward to Equality for all.
A Bloomberg analysis shows firms with female senior investing partners were not more likely to invest in companies founded by women, find out why.