Good day and welcome again to Equity, a podcast concerning the enterprise of startups, the place we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.
That is our Wednesday present, the place we area of interest right down to a single subject, take into consideration a query and unpack the remainder. This week, Natasha requested: What occurs when a Black founder is ousted? Alex was again on the mic after per week away, and we introduced on Dominic-Madori Davis (comply with her on Twitter and Instagram) to speak us by means of the subject. In any case, the core query was impressed by her latest TC+ column.
Right here’s what we acquired into:
- The rising tensions at Black Women Code, which started final December with Bryant’s “indefinite suspension.”
- Bryant’s eventual ouster, which occurred earlier this month, and the outpouring of public assist for the chief. That dialog introduced us into the fact of who will get to talk up publicly, and who can solely accomplish that off the document and with out attribution.
- Davis’ piece concerning the symbolism of a Black founder being faraway from a place of management.
- Inherent bias and tips on how to navigate that within the tales we hear and ideas we obtain.
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