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Diversity & Inclusion - Issue #2

This month’s edition of the Startup Digest has focused on diversity, equity, & equity in the work
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
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This month’s edition of the Startup Digest has focused on diversity, equity, & equity in the workplace and the importance of diversity to your bottom line. We have also included an interesting read about Native American entrepreneurs.

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This Week:
1. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Workplace
A recent article from the Word Economic Forum quotes a Boston Consulting Group study that found companies with more diverse management teams to have 19% higher revenues due to innovation. This finding is significant for tech companies, start-ups and industries where innovation is the key to growth. It shows that diversity is not just a metric to be strive for; it is actually an integral part of a successful revenue-generating business.
Getting Over Your Fear of Talking About Diversity

2. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion improves your bottom line
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion have a significant impact on the company’s bottom line- US public companies with a diverse executive board have a 95% higher return on equity than those with non-diverse boards, according to a McKinsey study
How Startups Can Bake Diversity Into Their DNA | Stanford eCorner

3. Interesting Read: Native American Entrepreneurship in Tech
November is National Native American Heritage Month- a time to acknowledge the contributions of Native Americans to the culture, history & heritage of America.
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month by Meeting These 7 Fantastic Female Business Leaders

How Global Insurance Brand MetLife is Partnering with Startups to Power Innovation in Financial Wellness

Join MetLife’s innovation office, Techstars and financial wellness startup, Zogo Finance on August 18 at 12pm ET for an online Ask Me Anything to learn what successful startup engagement really looks like. MetLife’s Chief Innovation Officer John Geyer, and VP of Innovation Terrance Luciani will share how they are teaming up with startups to drive new value across their business and are developing multiple POCs and pilots. Save your spot!
Techstars Startup Digest Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is curated by:
Andrea Perdomo Andrea Perdomo - Network Catalyst - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
andrea.perdomo@startupdigestmail.com
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