If we want to discover the world's next Bill Gates, it's crucial that we start funding inclusive and diverse businesses, wrote to Melinda Gates in a recent LinkedIn post. According to diversity expert and author Frans Johansson, the economic effects could be widespread. "Diversity drives innovation," he tells CNBC Make It. "Diverse teams can make things happen faster and with less resources."

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