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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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Democrats urge Google to limit location tracking to protect people seeking abortions

The majority of police demands for Google-stored location data came from state and local authorities.

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For Trump and Facebook, judgment day is around the corner

Facebook unceremoniously confiscated Trump’s biggest social media megaphone months ago, but the former president might be poised to snatch it back....

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First Boulevard raises $5M for its digital bank aimed at Black America

The murder of George Floyd last May ignited many things in the United States last year — one of which that was perhaps unexpected: a rise in...

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Minneapolis police tapped Google to identify George Floyd protesters

Civil liberties groups have criticized the use of these dragnet search warrants.

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Google says geofence warrants make up one-quarter of all US demands

The search giant revealed it received 20,932 geofence warrants in three years.

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Best Buy investing millions in Brown Venture Group, a firm exclusively backing BIPOC founders

Last summer, in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, Best Buy committed to “do better” when it came to supporting communities of color. As...

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Edtech startups and VCs rally around a memo of their own

Outschool founder Amir Nathoo has a message to the edtech sector, which recently found itself under a spotlight thanks to the pandemic: Add your...

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