Black Founders Of EV-Charging Startups Have More Than Profits On Their Minds

Written by on September 23, 2022

Sheryl E. Ponds, CEO of Dai Technologies Corp.

Tony Ponds

Sheryl E. Ponds, whose Washington, D.C.-based upstart designs and builds electric vehicle charging stations, has had success landing business from customers seeking home installations as adoption of the new green technology grows.

But for Ponds, who is Black, it’s hard to ignore the fact that those customers tend to be suburban, affluent and white. She values their business, but wants to make sure the infrastructure she develops also reaches urban and Black communities. So last year she . . .

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