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Black-led VC fund aims to level the playing field for minority health-tech startups – CNBC’s Nightly News with Shepard Smith

02/15/2022

CNBC’s Shepard Smith covers the launch of Jumpstart Nova on Nightly News and the opportunities and challenges of Black-led venture funding. 

 

Bertha Coombs reports “The plan is to back 20 start-ups this year, but Whitney’s already identified more than 150 prospects. He hopes forging a network that brings more focus to under-represented founders will help even the playing field when it comes to accessing and raising capital.”

 

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