February 20, 2020

3 Ways to Make Tech Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive in 2020


We don’t have a diverse, equitable, and inclusive (DEI) tech industry. We need one to serve the market better, take the money that’s being left on the table, and produce outsized returns for all. There’s a lack of dollars going to underestimated founders and companies addressing underserved communities, and a lack of diverse check writers.

How can we make it a DEI tech industry? Approaches can include, but are not limited to:

  1. Increasing the number of underestimated tech talent (also promote, sponsor, and pay well)
  2. Increasing the dollars going into underestimated tech founders and dollars going into companies addressing underserved communities
  3. increasing the number of, and support to, investors who come from underestimated backgrounds
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Lolita Taub

Lolita Taub is the Chief of Staff at Catalyte. She is also currently a Venture Partner at NextGen Ventures, an LP at Portfolia’s Enterprise Fund and a former VC at Backstage Capital and K Fund

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