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Dear Sophie: Will a doctor get a green card faster than an engineer?

I’m a software engineer, and I’ve been waiting for a green card number for three years. My wife is a doctor, so can she apply for a green card?...

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VCs shouldn’t confuse risk management with not funding diverse founders

"Clapping from the sidelines only goes so far."

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Startups must reevaluate how they hire and develop talent

If you’re still thinking of a four-year degree as a requirement for your revenue teams, you’re missing out on a huge talent base.

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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 are seeing a decrease in funding amid economic downturn

Not shockingly, Black founders are seeing a decrease in funding this year.

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Fearless Fund’s Arian Simone on why a downturn is business as usual for minority founders

"Women of color are the most founded, entrepreneurial demographic. They are just the least funded."

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Dear Sophie: Which visa is best for bootstrapping a startup?

I'm a founder from Germany. Our customers are mainly U.S.-based, and we don’t plan to raise any capital from investors. What's my best...

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Dear Sophie: How do we handle being fully remote when it comes to immigration?

Our startup is looking to fill several new engineering positions. How do we handle H1-B transfers and being fully remote when it comes to immigration?

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A downturn is nothing new for diverse founders

A chat with All Raise's new CEO and top investors

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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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Dear Sophie: How do we qualify for each of the O-1A criteria?

Our startup will be sponsoring my co-founders and me for O-1A visas. How do we qualify for each of the O-1A criteria?

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Making room at the cap table: A new plan for promoting diversity in tech

As it turns out, we don’t just have a diversity problem in tech employment. We have a diversity problem in tech investment as well.

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3 things to remember when diversifying your startup’s cap table

Making purposeful decisions on diversity and inclusion in the workplace goes beyond simply building your team.

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Dear Sophie: Can I do anything to speed up the EAD renewal process?

I’m on an L-2 visa as a dependent spouse to my husband’s L-1A. My EAD (work permit) is expiring in May. How long is the current process?

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Early-stage fundraising is a tale of two planets

For every story I hear about a huge round that came together in two weeks, I meet 20 great founders who hustle for months and can’t raise a penny.

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6 methods for reducing bias in candidate sourcing and screening

Whenever you open a new role, start by asking the question: How do we ensure that our selection is based solely on criteria that’s relevant to the...

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