BLACK HEALTHCARE FOUNDER SPOTLIGHT
A 5-part interview series focused on Black entrepreneurs, with healthcare startups in various stages of funding. Series intent is to celebrate Black entrepreneurial journeys and share insights about how the healthcare innovation ecosystem can better support Black Founders given only1% of venture capital dollars go to Black Founders (study by Silicon Valley Bank + others).
Systems of privilege and discrimination create opportunity for some while denying others.
As we work to support increased funding for BIPOC entrepreneurs in the healthcare innovation ecosystem, it is necessary to understand others’ life experiences.
See this blog for a summary of recommendations from the series.