More Startups Have an Unfamiliar Message for Venture Capitalists: Get Lost

Frustrated with the reverse incentives of fast growth, founders are criticizing the investment model that built the tech industry as we know it

From left, Jennifer Brandel, Aniyia Williams, Mara Zepeda and Astrid Scholz of Zebras Unite. The group encourages a more ethical industry with greater gender and racial diversity. Photo: Adrian Hallauer

By Erin Griffith

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