Startup Scaleup 2018 speaker: Diversity needed in entrepreneur ranks
Entrepreneurs who don’t look like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg often ask venture capitalist Monique Woodard if they will have a harder time getting funding because they are female, a person of color or older than 40.
“I say, you don’t have any choice, do you?” Woodard said Tuesday to an audience at Startup Scaleup, the fourth-annual business event for entrepreneurs. “You’re still going to be black, be a woman, be the age you are.”
Click here to read the complete article. Story excerpt provided by The Plain Dealer. Written by Julie Washington. Originally published June 26, 2018.
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