Boardspan Joins #DiverseFromTheStart Campaign
July 17, 2017
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Together we are building more diverse boards!
Boardspan is excited to join next-generation real estate brokerage Redfin and venture capital firms DFJ, Greylock Partners, Madrona Venture Group and Pioneer Square Labs in pledging to encourage diversity among startup boards. The #DiverseFromTheStart campaign calls for startups to make at least one independent board seat available to diverse candidates within two years of series-A funding or an institutional investment. Read about the campaign here: https://www.redfin.com/blog/2017/07/redfin-industry-leading-venture-firms-pledge-to-diversify-startup-boards.html Venture firms take note: To encourage your participation, Boardspan is reducing search fees by 50% on your first diversity candidate. Firms that wish to join the campaign and take advantage of the offer can sign on via Twitter using the hashtag #DiverseFromTheStart.