Alphabet’s investing arm has promoted Terri Burns to partner. Burns, who joined GV in 2017 as a principal, or junior level investor, becomes the firm’s first Black female partner. Few VC firms employ Black investors, especially in positions that enable them to write checks. Calls to bring more people of color into the white, male-dominated investment industry have reached new highs amid...
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Inside Nancy Dubuc’s Quest to Rehabilitate Vice
When television veteran Nancy Dubuc took over as CEO of Vice Media in the spring of 2018, cash was so tight that company executives were debating whether they should cancel the Friday morning ritual of free donuts and bagels for staff. Once the irreverent darling of the new media sector, known for its online news and TV documentaries, Vice was facing a cash crunch amid allegations of sexual...
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