ABC 7 Chicago: ‘Chicago: Blend’ Works To Increase Diversity Within Tech, Startup Industry

New data released Friday shows startups in Chicago are becoming more diverse, however, the industry stills has a long way to go.

Garry Cooper doesn’t see many Black and brown faces in tech in Chicago, an industry that is overwhelmingly white and male.

“In Chicago, I can almost count all of the Black and brown founders on two hands,” Cooper said. “And they make up about all of the Black and brown founders who have venture capital backing in Chicago.”

View full article in ABC 7 Chicago.

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