By Amirah Mercer photos by Maroon World

The data journalist created ‘ThePLUG,’ a daily newsletter that reports on tech founders, investors, and innovators of color.

Black-led start-ups are underfunded, especially those helmed by black women. But data journalist Sherrell Dorsey is not worried. She has a solution and it all comes down to how entrepreneurs communicate with investors. In early 2016, Dorsey founded ThePLUG, a daily newsletter that reports on tech founders, investors, and innovators of color. What started as an experiment to illuminate stories of innovation outside of Silicon Valley has turned into a platform that can potentially increase financing for black entrepreneurs by mending what she calls the “data gap.”

More details at Vice.com

Sherrell Dorsey Is Telling the Stories of Black Techpreneurs

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