Archive: lgbtq+ founders

Bridging the Funding Gap for LGBTQ+ Startup Founders

By Allison Brickell on June 15, 2022

Underrepresented founders — including people of color, women and members of the LGBTQ+ community — have historically received a very small piece of the venture capital (VC) funding pie. Female founders received just 2% of all U.S. VC dollars in 2021 — the lowest percentage since 2016. In 2019, Black and Latinx founders received just 2.3% of those dollars. The…