A Time of Racial Reckoning: Can Venture Capital Heal Itself?

From L-R: Hillarie Flood, Julia Collins, Jewel Burks Solomon, Edward Dugger III, Lo Toney

1. Shift from a ‘check the box’ approach in vetting startups and fund managers, instead, question the systems that have held up the disparities Black GPs and Black women founders experience.

2. Challenge your view of “value” — and how your decisions perpetuate the problem.

3. Focus on building confidence in the space -not only for yourself, but for generations after you: “You may be the only, but you should never be the last.”



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