Smoke covers a hillside in the Applegate Valley of southwestern Oregon during a prescribed burn operation.
 

Smoke covers a hillside in the Applegate Valley of southwestern Oregon during a prescribed burn operation.  

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  • A group of entrepreneurs is making waves in the tech world, calling for a “more ethical and inclusive” approach to funding startups. We’ll hear from Mara Zepeda, one of the Oregon-based founders of Zebras Unite, about why the organization is pushing back against the traditional venture capital funding model. We’ll also hear from Julianne Brands, a partner at Oregon Venture Fund, about what it means to take a regional approach to investing.

 

  

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