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This post is for all the male founders out there who don’t understand the fuss about diversity, especially gender diversity.
After all, why bother finding female talent when it’s so much easier to find male talent?
What difference does it really make? (click “Resources”)
Venture-backed companies with females as founders or executives are more likely to go public, turn a profit or be sold at a steep price (source: DowJones)
Globally, companies with diverse executive boards enjoy significantly higher earnings and return on equity. (source: DowJones)
The difference is money, stupid; it’s the money.
Hat tip to KG for sending me the link.
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