The Technology 202: ‘Make the hire. Send the wire’ has emerged as a rallying cry for Silicon Valley’s black leaders

Just 1 percent of start-up founders who raised venture capital are black, according to a joint study from RateMyInvestor and DiversityVC. And 81 percent of venture capital firms didn’t have a single black investor, according to a 2018 analysis by Equal Ventures partner Richard Kerby.