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5 Ways to Lower the Gap in Funding for Women and BIPOC Entrepreneurs

Despite headlines proclaiming growth and progress, the funding gap for female and BIPOC-founded startups remains significant. Halfway through 2021, the funding for U.S. startups led by Black women had already outpaced the total from 2018 (the previous five-year high), but the $494 million raised at that stage still represented just 0.34 percent of total venture capital spent.