The Diversity Windfall

What you need to know: 

  • Businesses with the most ethnic diversity and gender diversity outperform their peers by 33% and 21%, but many industries struggle with finding and hiring diverse talent. 

How you can capitalize: 

  • Create a service that matches skilled workers without gender or racial bias in a specific industry. With a proprietary algorithm that helps eliminate bias for the hiring of temp and gig-worker jobs, Tilr is on pace to make $10m in its 4th year of business. In addition to matching potential employees with clients, Tilr also handles training, payments, and other related duties.
  • This table from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates the racial and gender diversity of more than 100 industries, offering hints of diversity gaps where entrepreneurs could get involved. Among the least diverse industries: construction, media, and law.

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