An interview with Monique Woodard the “Startup Queen”.  Woodard is the newest partner to join 500 Startups and “head of a $25 million microfund dedicated to supporting Black and Latino entrepreneurs. The share of racial minorities launching startups has risen dramatically from about 23 percent in 1996 to 40 percent in 2015. Yet the amount of capital deployed to founders with diverse backgrounds remains abysmal. By targeting capital at Black and Latino entrepreneurs, Woodard hopes to buck the trend while making a big return in the process.”

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