Talking Bias in Tech, Raising Angel Funding & Effective PR w/ Stephanie Lampkin, CEO of Blendoor

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This week, Venture Vignettes host Riana Shah sat down with Stephanie Lampkin, CEO of Blendoor. Stephanie graduated from Stanford with a BS in Management Science and Engineering in 2006 and later received her MBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. Hear how her experiences working in Silicon Valley tech companies led her to create and build Blendoor, a software designed to mitigate unconscious bias in the hiring process by tracking recruits based demographics in the hiring pipeline and identifying where and how bias happens. Stephanie has been on the cover of the The Atlantic, MIT Technology Review, and was called the next Steve Jobs by Barack Obama. In this episode you will learn about raising angel funding and telling your story to garner media attention. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/venture-vignettes/support

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