'I was seen as a risk': Successful Black founders share frustrating experiences while raising venture capital, and how they triumphed anyway
· Black-founded startups have accounted for just 1% of VC-backed companies between 2014-2019, research shows.
· With the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, VCs have promised to do better. Some have launched funds. Others are taking more pitch meetings.
· But why have minority founders been so left out to begin...