Survey: Diversity not a priority for tech venture capitalists
from The Mercury News via Providence Journal
Despite the recent national outcry over the tech industry's lack of diversity, a new LinkedIn study found that most entrepreneurs and investors don't consider the issue a priority. More than half of investors surveyed said an entrepreneur's commitment to diversity was the least of their concerns when deciding whether to fund a company, according to the nationwide survey of more than 600 LinkedIn members. And 70 percent of startup founders said their company has no program in place to increase employee diversity.
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