• A tech boom in Pittsburgh brings hope and angst

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The city of Pittsburgh, the one-time steel capital that's long been a symbol of Rust-Belt decline, is emerging as a vibrant hub for artificial intelligence, robotics and biomedical companies eager to tap a rich talent pool.
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  • This tech investment firm published startup diversity stats for the first time and it shames venture capital's 'collective blind spot'

    This tech investment firm published startup diversity stats for the first time and it shames venture capital's 'collective blind spot'

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Tech startups and investment remain fairly homogeneous, with ethnic minority and female founders still in the minority.
    One problem is that no one really wants to disclose how lacking in diversity they are.
    One early-stage venture capital firm has studied its own portfolio of startups to see how many have female and ethnic minority founders and revealed the numbers.
    Forward Partners is beating the average, with 10 companies out of its 52 investments having at least one female founder, but the investor wants to do better.
    The tech startup and investment is a homogeneous world, with the...
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