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Aclima Series B to Accelerate Climate Innovation for Clean Air and Public Health

Aclima, Inc., the pioneer in hyperlocal air pollution and greenhouse gas measurement and analysis, today announced it has secured more than $40 million in Series B funding. Aclima will use the funding to grow into new markets and build out its product portfolio to support customers and communities in their efforts to reduce emissions and protect public health. Read more.

Nov 19, 2020 by Business Wire
Business Wire

Encantos Raises $5.7M to Accelerate Digital and Physical Subscription Products and Announces New Executive Leadership Hires

Encantos, an award-winning edtech company focused on helping kids learn 21st century skills through digital and physical play, today announced it has raised $5.7 million from a group of renowned investors. Read more.

Nov 19, 2020 by Business Wire
CNN Business

He’s served on 14 boards. Now he wants companies to find other Black candidates

"It is absolutely clear to me that it matters who is in the room." said Freada Kapor Klein, a venture capitalist and longtime leader in pushing for diversity in tech. Everything from a change in demographics of VC to a change in optimal board size can make a difference in terms of diversity. Read more.

Jul 24, 2020 by Sara Ashley O'Brien
The Washington Post

Black start-up founders say venture capitalists are racist, but the law protects them

In the rarefied world of tech dealmaking, the legal protections born out of the civil rights movement effectively don’t apply - Freada Kapor Klein, a venture capitalist and diversity activist speaks on the issue of racism and the lack of legal protections for Black entrepreneurs. Read more.

Jul 22, 2020 by Reed Albergotti
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