SXSW EDU 2023

Making Access to Capital Equal for All Founders

Description:

Access to capital is the fuel that makes startups go and access to community keeps them running. But access to capital needed to grow one's business is still not evenly distributed. Only 3% of Latino-owned companies ever reach $1 million in revenue. 56% of black business owners report obstacles obtaining credit to grow their businesses. 60% of women entrepreneurs say they don't have the same access to capital at their male counterparts. Let's talk about the causes and the fixes.


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Takeaways

  1. Black and Brown entrepreneurs and women don't have equal access to startup capital
  2. We look at programs and initiatives that help level the playing field
  3. How this will change the workforce

Speakers


Organizer

Ramona Schindelheim, Editor-in-Chief, WorkingNation


Meta Information:

  • Tags: funding, diversity & inclusion
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Talk
  • Track: Work Reimagined
  • Session Focus Area Continuing Education
  • Level: Deep Understanding


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