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Funders must give minority founders a fair deal

Kathleen Kelly Janus Crunch Network Contributor Kathleen Kelly Janus is a lecturer at Stanford’s Program on Social Entrepreneurship. How to join the network I learned a shocking statistic recently: Less than 1 percent of venture capital funding goes to black founders. This must change. Minority founders are, in general, more in need of outside financial support. For many people of color, the “friends and family” plan …