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Expanding the borders into hell: Can a new crop of female and minority founded venture funds rescue us from the “hoodie kings”?

Lately, I’ve found a new reason to hope. New waves of startups always begin before you realize it. There aren’t clean breaks, where the old wave of companies all go public and then everyone has a post-mortem on how that went, and then starts up again. The new wave begins while the old wave is still sorting its shit out. And each new primordial soup is almost always inoculated against the bullshit of what came before.
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