Launch of the Startups & Society Initiative

(Medium) Faced with a pandemic, the climate crisis, and unresolved systemic racial and economic inequality, our country finds itself at a critical moment. Our interdependence is now more apparent than ever, and this has triggered explosive demands for change in every corner of society.

Technology companies are not immune, having been increasingly singled out for enabling discrimination, human rights abuses, and political polarization. This has led to calls for more rigor in considering the social implications of their products, platforms, and business models.

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