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In Defense of Diverse Founding Teams

In Defense of Diverse Founding Teams

I co-founded Yammer in 2008 with an all white, all male team. Like most startups, at the beginning we were more focused on product market fit than on diversity and inclusion (D&I). Only later would I realize that by not focusing on D&I from the start, we would...

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Why I started Abl

Why I started Abl

I dropped out of high school after 11th grade. I had decent grades and zero disciplinary problems, but for the majority of my schooling, I was bored, unmotivated, and disengaged. By American public school standards, my school wasn’t bad. It was an average, district...

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