Data alone doesn’t move the individual or the collective so how can we help ourselves and others move from WELL MEANING to WELL DOING (to WELL FUNDING!). What DOES it take to move the collective and the individual to action. We’ll explore how ecosystem players, investors and founders can take many different actions to help move the needle on inequity in the startup and investment sector and how amplifying other’s work, collaborating and partnering will lead to more impact and help more New Majority voices be heard. With Banu Ozkazanc-Pan from the Venture Capital Inclusion Lab at Brown, Malia Lazu, MIT Lecturer and curator of the Inclusive Innovation Economy Series & Founder of the The Urban Labs. Moderated by Marie Meslin, ED of The Capital Network
This open & ‘imperfect’ conversation is calling in all investors, entrepreneurs and community builders who want to support a more diverse and equitable startup ecosystem.
This event is part of a series of conversations curated by The Capital Network & The Venture Capital Inclusion Lab titled: Investment and Inclusion – Effective Approaches and Practices
From pipeline, portfolio and performance, this Series will explore how investors can create a more diverse portfolio that will support underrepresented founders while growing their returns. We will look at the data, strategies and DEI best practices around doing so and look to experts who have achieved this.