The French Government announced a new initiative today in order to promote gender equality in the tech ecosystem in France with the help of 15 organizations. Like in many other countries, there are less women working in French startups than men. This is a key issue when it comes to recruiting the best talent and addressing the right market.
Other organizations like StartHer have done a lot to promote gender equality. Now, multiple organizations are coming together to coordinate their efforts.
When I talk with entrepreneurs in France, most of them (mostly white men) don’t necessarily see the point of paying attention to diversity. In broad terms, let’s say that you’re a team of 30 white dudes, chances are that you won’t be able to hire non-white men and you’re going to miss out on some great applicants — they’ll feel out of place in your …