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Minority tech founders seek VC connections

Black and Latino entrepreneurs push an insular and often risk-averse industry in new directions.
via Judith Messina of Crain’s New York

In a city that is 27% Latino and growing, Ricardo Garcia-Amaya is a rarity. He’s a tech entrepreneur who founded a venture-capital-backed startup.

“I find myself at the forefront,” said Mr. Garcia-Amaya, whose company, DonorTap, uses data to help nonprofits raise money.

It’s a place he’s gotten to by stepping beyond his Latino roots. “Within my immediate Latino community, there are no mentors, especially in tech in early stage,” Mr. Garcia-Amaya explained. “In fact, forget about tech; just early-stage investment is extremely difficult. Throw in tech and it’s a whole different ballgame.”

Black and Latino entrepreneurs are a small subset of Silicon Alley, where 83% of teams getting seed and Series A money are all white, according to 2010 research from CB Insights, with the all-white teams receiving a higher median investment from venture capitalists.

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Pinterest Missed An $8 Billion Opportunity And This Little Startup Just Snatched It Up

via Emma McGowan of Killer Startups

I recently discovered what a deep rabbit hole Pinterest is when I took a tumble down it in search of a bridesmaid’s dress.

Hours upon hours of my life were lost to that infinite scrolling, addictive site and the biggest thing that pissed me off was when I couldn’t figure out where the $%!$@ the dress I wanted came from originally. Cue reverse image search on Google that brings me up 8 million other dresses I DIDN’T want and no info on the one that I DID.

If only I had known about Browsy two weeks ago, I could have saved myself a whole lot of pain.

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