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The Startup Industry Is Too Self Important
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For a while, I thought that the startup world was the center of the universe. How the problems in startups were the most pressing problems in society and were unique in their own right. In reality, the startup industry isn’t that unique. Take the Rooney Rule for example. This rules means “Teams must conduct an in-person interview with at least one external minority candidate for any GM or head coaching interview.” Here I am thinking that solving our diversity problems in VC is the key to society. The NFL was way ahead of us, introducing the Rooney Rule in 2003.