Tampa Bay Wave leads conversation around value of diversity in tech (83 Degrees)

How can minorities and women get fair treatment in the traditional business world? It’s a sometimes uncomfortable and complex question to answer, but a recent panel on diversity did just that.

The May 15 gathering also was an opportunity to introduce the most diverse cohort to date at Tampa Bay Wave, a nonprofit dedicated to building, launching and growing tech businesses.

Funded by the newly created Nielsen Foundation, the 10-member cohort is the Wave’s first major effort to spur success among businesses owned or led by minorities, women, veterans or lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender persons.

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