Silicon Valley’s Demo Day Is Racist and Sexist

Aspiring founders spend months preparing for a moment that is inherently biased against anyone who isn’t white or male. In this story Tiffany Ashley Bell discusses Demo Day and the problematic nature of the Silicon Valley meritocracy. The animation depicts a casino-like game in which everyone seemingly has a chance to win, but somehow the winners never change.
Art director: Dora Godfrey
Image, animation: Shira Inbar
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