2:45 PM - 4:00 PM PDT
City View - SOMA
LGBTQ+ founders frequently find themselves outside the circles of connection and acceptance when seeking venture capital. The landscape is fraught with exclusion, and the path to raising capital is often blocked when no lead investor emerges. Despite significant challenges, the LGBTQ+ startup community is growing and making strides.
• Unlocking strong financial returns for investors, founders and advisors
• Increasing founder and team diversity
• Improving access to economic mobility and income across the LGBTQ+ community
Vice President, Impact Investing
Co-Founder | Professor
Colorful Capital | Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern Univ.