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By Christopher Kim
Mill Creek Beacon Editor 

Area grad shines spotlight on minority entrepreneurs

Michael Bervell hopes to break the mold of traditionally recognized founders, who are predominantly white men


Last updated 11/19/2021 at 11:47am

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Michael Bervell, a Kamiak and Harvard University graduate, poses in front of the White House.

Kamiak High School graduate Michael Bervell is shaking things up with his new book, "Unlocking Unicorns."

Released in September by New Degree Press (a pay-to-publish company), it includes startup stories of entrepreneurs and business founders of cultural minorities who aren't always put in the limelight.

"When most people think of billion-dollar founders, they think of people that they know: Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, or Larry Page and Sergey Brin," Bervell said. "While these founders and their companies are great, their stories, and those of other top-of-mind in startup folk...

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