VC Lolita Taub shares her best advice for underrepresented investors trying to raise their own funds
“Create a mission statement and a clear goal for your fund, because a solid foundation is necessary for outsized returns.” Lolita Taub shares her best advice for underrepresented investors trying to raise their own funds.
Who Are the LPs that are Investing in Underrepresented-Led VC Managers?
Many LPs are actively backing underrepresented managers (primarily women-led firms and people of color) through direct mandates or an increased focus and preference toward investing in underrepresented managers. Here’s a crowd-sourced list assembled by Samir Kaji:
The State of Gender Compensation in Venture 2022
This year’s report takes a deeper look at how investors’ compensation has changed year-over year by AUM and how women’s representation at each position has changed. It also examines how the introduction and existence of diversity and inclusion-promoting recruiting practices and committees...
Black VCs Can Make a Bigger Impact With Institutional & Individual Investors’ Help
The share of venture capital dollars managed by Black men and women is less than 1% for each, and Black founders have raised only 1.2% of venture dollars, according to Crunchbase. Geri Stengel profiled Mandy Bynum Mc Laughlin, CEO at BLCK VC...
A Rolling Fund May Be Just What Women And BIPOC Venture Capitalists Need To Raise Funding
Sourcing funding for diverse VC emerging managers is a struggle. Lisa Morales-Hellebo and Brian Laung Aoaeh, general partners and cofounders at REFASHIOND Ventures, think outside of the box to address the challenge.