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Pattern Matching

Pattern Matching, the New Jim Crow

Eric Hamilton | Posted 08.26.2014 | Black Voices
Eric Hamilton

The pattern of men who start billion-dollar tech companies happen to be young, white drop-outs of really good schools (i.e., Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg). Therefore, investors look to this pattern when looking to invest.

A Challenge to the Startup Investment Community: Going Beyond Pattern Matching

Women 2.0 | Posted 05.01.2012 | Technology
Women 2.0

There's been a lot of talk recently about making Silicon Valley a true meritocracy, and I am so excited because it means we as a community have hope. First comes hope, then comes action, and then comes change.