Female and minority entrepreneurs are still rare in the technology industry, although there are several efforts to change that balance, as The Wall Street Journal reported. One push is Focus100, a conference and boot camp scheduled for October in New York that aims to get 100 companies founded or co-founded by black women to raise funding or get acquired by 2015.
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