Notes from an interview: What do Big Society Capital look for in emerging managers?
Jul 23, 2020
Last week we held our 4th FutureWorldVC event - this time virtual. Diverse VC’s from around the world joined me as together we grilled Dougie Sloan, Investment Director at Big Society Capital, a lea...
20VC: How Fundraising for Funds Has Changed in the World of Covid, the Benefits of Managers Selling Part of Their Gp & How to Think Through Your “minimum Viable Fund Size” With Lo Toney, Founding Managing Partner @ Plexo Capital
Jun 30, 2020
Lo Toney is the Founding Managing Partner @ Plexo Capital, a very unique firm making both direct investments and fund investments. They have invested in Precursor, Boldstart, Female Founders Fund an...
Want To Solve Venture Capital’s Diversity Problem? Start With Pension Funds
Jun 22, 2020
For all the well-intentioned talk on social media and beyond about the need for diversity and inclusion after the killing of George Floyd, there is one thing that speaks louder than anything else in ...
Since You Asked: Here are the Ways to Get Involved with HBCUvc and to Advance Racial Equity in VC and Technology
Jun 15, 2020
On June 1, 2020, the venture capital industry had an awakening. Before this, Black entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and ecosystem builders led conversations, hosted conferences, and wrote thought p...