According to ProjectDiane, a biennial report on Black and Latina women founders, only 93 Black women founders raised $1 million or more in venture capital in 2021, highlighting the state of entrepreneurship for them. In an attempt to boost numbers, Insider spoke with 40 Black women founders to compile a guide to navigate the daunting landscape. This resource includes how to bolster pitch decks with useful data, strategize who to pitch by anticipating doubt, additional resources that other women relied on and the importance of building and finding a network or community. Complete with tangible examples and input from these entrepreneurs themselves, this critical tool lays out helpful pointers for raising venture capital. Read the full guide at Business Insider.
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