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It’s time for LPs to take more responsibility in the fight for economic equality

It's ironic that LPs retreat to familiar networks because most capital goes to white men and most VCs are not profitable in risk-adjusted terms....

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Black Founders Matter presses VCs to pledge commitment to diversity

Black Founders Matter announced today the formation of the 25 by 25 Pledge, which encourages venture capitalists to commit to investing a quarter of...

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Google’s Africa Investment Fund makes first investment in Uganda’s SafeBoda

Internet giant Google announced today that it has made the first investment from its Africa Investment Fund in Ugandan super app SafeBoda. The...

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AudioMob, which serves audio ads inside mobile games, raises a $14M Series A

AudioMob is a startup that provides “non-intrusive” audio ads within mobile games. It turns out that gamers don’t seem to mind little...

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Google sets up $50M fund to invest in African startups

Google plans to invest up to $50 million in African early- and growth-stage startups via its Africa Investment Fund, ramping up efforts to support...

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Google shares its $2M Black Founders Fund among 30 European startups

Google has selected 30 startups to receive a share of its $2 million Black Founders Fund in Europe, providing these companies with a spot of cash,...

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