Irma Olguin, Jr. is the CEO and co-founder of Bitwise Industries, a startup founded in Fresno, California that aims to create diverse tech workforces that can reinvigorate underestimated cities across the United States. Morgan Simon is a founding partner of Candide Group, which works with families, foundations, athletes, and cultural influencers who want their money working for justice. She is also the author of Real Impact: The New Economics of Social Change. In this conversation with Stanford associate professor Chuck Eesley, Olguin and Simon discuss how impact investors can help a startup grow and how impact-driven organizations can shape the technology sector into a force for equity and social change.
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