From: Stanford News

Venture capital funds led by people of color face more bias the better they perform, Stanford researchers find

When a black-led venture capital firm has an impressive track record, it encounters more bias from professional investors, according to new research by Stanford scholars.

In a new study led by Stanford psychologist Jennifer L. Eberhardt, in collaboration with the private investment firm Illumen Capital, researchers found that when venture capital funds are managed by a person of color with strong credentials, professional investors judge them more harshly than their white counterparts with identical credentials.

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