Widening the Aperture in Venture Capital: A Conversation about Expanding Diversity & Inclusion in Silicon Valley and Beyond
Aug 02, 2020
The data tell the story: Less than 1% of venture capital in the United States is invested in companies led by Black entrepreneurs. Add "female" as a data filter and it drops to 0.2%. Amid reckoning wi...
Will you be at #CollisionConf next week?
Don't miss the #LP panel featuring @LauraLPThompson, @edsim, @nbt, ... @adammStanford and more.
Can’t wait until next week’s #CollisionConf where we get to dive into hot topics like which fund strategies are ... seeing success and where #LPs are putting dollars in 2021 with Brenda of OCGC, @edsim, @nbt, @adammStanford and Tiffany of @InvescoUS! #OpenLP https://collisionconf.com/schedule/timeslot/the-many-types-of-vc-funds-and-where-lps-are-investing-in-2021
In an industry where 💸 is the product, tension can quickly surface due to ≠ incentives on culture, $$ ... responsibilities & ethical issues.
#KF24 loved the 🔥 conversation w/ @Beezer232 (@SapphireVC @Open_LP #OpenLP) & fellow LP Kelli Cullinane (#KF21) on navigating these waters!
For #VCs, building a strong, diverse network of institutional limited partners is key.
Here's how to think through it,... straight from the #LPs themselves (featuring @GreenspringVC, @Barings + @carta). →
Hey #LPTwitter #OpenLP, Is Duke's bet on $COIN going to trigger endowments doing more direct investments in their alums?... https://money.yahoo.com/duke-university-early-coinbase-investment-165507859.html
"Venture foie gras" is now one of my favorite VC terms. Great thread by @Beezer232 on funding dynamics in the VC ... ecosystem. #OpenLP