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Investing trends in female founders – TechCrunch

Investing trends in female founders – TechCrunch More posts by this contributor Unicorns gorge as investors dish up bigger rounds, more capital The portion of VC-backed startups founded by women stays stubbornly stagnant In this report, we look at venture and seed investment trends in female-founded startups over the last …

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Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield details approach to sustaining an inclusive workforce – TechCrunch

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield details approach to sustaining an inclusive workforce – TechCrunch In light of the tech industry’s last year of one sexual harassment scandal after another, Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield says the company has had active conversations about the issues. However, Slack has not made any specific policy …

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UK report urges action to combat AI bias – TechCrunch

UK report urges action to combat AI bias – TechCrunch The need for diverse development teams and truly representational data-sets to avoid biases being baked into AI algorithms is one of the core recommendations in a lengthy committee report looking into the economic, ethical and social implications of artificial intelligence, …

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Edovo raises $9 million to provide incarcerated people with tablet-based education – TechCrunch

Edovo, a tablet-based education startup for incarcerated people, has raised $9 million from Impact Engine, Lumina Foundation, Kapor Capital and others. Edovo works with facilities to bring in secure wireless networks and tablets that access Edovo’s educational platform. The incentive-based learning program covers a variety of areas, including literacy, college …

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