…g to make an accelerator work around their lives and commitments — rather than the other way round. An impressive 25% of all the startups who’ve applied to Ignite 2.0 have female team members and, more impressively, a huge 75% of the teams we’ve now invested have female founders or team members. There is still work to do, but we feel Ignite 2.0 is going in the right direction.
Technology has the potential to enhance our social and personal lives by keeping us connected. But notifications show that technology also has the power to impair our lives by supplanting real connections with ones that have been commercially brokered, mediated, and processed.