Welcome to the 258th episode of the Inc. Uncensored podcast. I'm Inc.'s senior writer, Christine Lagorio-Chafkin.

First, some of America's fast-growing companies are helping fight the proliferation of the coronavirus--in ways both obvious and ingenious. Staff writer Kevin Ryan reports on four unique companies you should know about.

Next, you've heard some of the grim statistics that illuminate how difficult it is to fund an upstart business if you're a woman entrepreneur. But did you know that women of color have received only .06 percent of tech venture capital funding since 2009? Editor-at-large Kimberly Weisul this week spoke with a crowdfunding platform with an audacious plan to change that.

And if you're actively running a business, dating can be a struggle. Inc. editor-at-large Leigh Buchanan found a matchmaker who pivoted out of executive search to found a company that solves the heartache of executives who have far more money than time. 

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