Mon, Jun 4, 2012 -- 8:33 AM
Diversity in the Valley: The NewME Accelerator Part IDownload audio (MP3)
If there is a founding belief to Silicon Valley, it's this: the idea is everything. But if you look around Silicon Valley, ideas all seem to be coming from the same kind of people. By a recent estimate, 1 percent of technology entrepreneurs were African-American. Only 8 percent of companies were founded by women. Mark Zuckerberg isn't just a model of success in the Valley, he's a blueprint. Now, one program aims to change the landscape by encouraging more women and minorities to launch companies.
Host: Andrea Kissack