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MAKING TECH’S FUTURE MORE FEMALE

Through her firm Pivotal Ventures, philanthropist Melinda Gates is backing tech projects whose leaders break the white-dudes-in-hoodies stereotype.
HIT SEEKER Gates says VC funds are “leaving money on the table” by ignoring products and services that focus on women and minorities.

MELINDA GATES IS BEST KNOWN for philanthropy, but she’s now making waves as an investor too. Pivotal Ventures, the investment and incubation firm she launched in 2015, has recently put capital into several female-led or minority-focused venture firms, including

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