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June 23, 2022

E055: Edith Yeung: Race Capital

Race Capital invests, builds, and partners with exceptional founders building market-transforming companies. They work side by si…

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June 2, 2022

E054: Elizabeth Galbut: SoGal Ventures

SoGal Ventures is the first female-led millennial venture capital firm, with an investment focus on exceptional, diverse founding…

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May 26, 2022

E053: Irene Arias Hofman: IDB LAB

Irene Arias Hofman, a Spanish national, was appointed CEO of IDB Lab, the IDB Group innovation laboratory, in January 2018. Irene…

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May 19, 2022

E052: Melissa Stevens: Milken Institute

Melissa Stevens is the executive director of the Milken Institute Center for Strategic Philanthropy, leading its work with indivi…

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May 12, 2022

E051: Nicole Valentine: Milken Institute

Nicole Valentine is the FinTech Director of the Center for Financial Markets at the Milken Institute with over a decade of financ…

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May 5, 2022

E050: Melissa Bradley: 1863 Ventures

1863 Ventures accelerates New Majority entrepreneurs from high potential to high growth by bridging entrepreneurship and racial e…

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April 28, 2022

E049: Krista Morgan: Stage Fund

Stage is a female-led private equity fund focused on acquiring orphaned venture-backed companies who are in need of an alternativ…

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April 21, 2022

E048: Cameron Peake: Financial Venture Studio

Financial Venture Studio is on a mission to help entrepreneurs build the world’s best fintech companies. We help early-stage star…

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March 31, 2022

E047: Dina Burkitbayeva: PsyMed Ventures

PsyMed Ventures is a $25m venture fund focused on cutting edge mental health treatments including psychedelic therapeutic, neurot…

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March 24, 2022

E046: Lolita Taub: Ganas Ventures

Ganas Ventures is a traditional 506c $10M fund investing in pre-seed and seed Web 2 and Web 3 community-driven startups in the US…

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March 3, 2022

E045: Barbara Bickham: Trailyn VC

Trailyn VC is an early seed stage venture fund investing in diverse deep-tech founders in the US. Trailyn VC leads and invests in…

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Feb. 24, 2022

E044: Caroline Lewis: Rouge Women’s Fund

Rogue Women's Fund is an early seed stage venture fund investing in women-led tech companies across the US. Rogue leads and inves…

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Feb. 17, 2022

E043: Annalise Dragic: Sapphire Ventures

Sapphire Ventures is a leading venture capital firm that partners with visionary teams and venture funds to build companies of co…

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Oct. 21, 2021

E042: Maggie Vo: Fuel Venture Capital

Fuel Venture Capital is committed to propelling groundbreaking ideas into world-changing companies and democratizing access to th…

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Oct. 14, 2021

E041: Gale Wilkinson: Vitalize VC

Gale Wilkinson is the founder and Managing Partner at Vitalize, a seed fund and angel community investing in future of work + lea…

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Oct. 7, 2021

E040: Minnie Ingersoll: TenOneTen

TenOneTen is an early stage venture fund based in LA investing in software and data companies. We are techies and like companies …

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Sept. 2, 2021

E039: Courtney McCrea: Recast Capital

Recast Capital is a 100% women-owned venture capital platform that invests in and supports top-tier emerging fund managers, with …

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Aug. 26, 2021

E038: Xiao Jean Chen: Venture Pole

VenturePole is an AI-powered venture investment platform and venture capital firm. Our platform is armed with smart tools like o…

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Aug. 5, 2021

E037: Lavanya Bhamidipati: InHealth Ventures

InHealth Ventures is a London based, health-tech focused, early stage, transatlantic fund which backs founders who are on a missi…

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July 29, 2021

E036: Rosie Rios: Unicorn Hunters

Unicorn Hunters spotlights emerging growth companies looking to hit the coveted $1B “unicorn” valuation mark, while rallying indi…

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July 22, 2021

E035: Faye Sahai: Vinaj Ventures

Vinaj Ventures is a boutique innovation and investment services firm with presence in the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, and At…

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July 15, 2021

E034: Neda Amidi: Plug & Play

Plug and Play is the leading innovation platform, connecting startups, corporations, venture capital firms, universities, and gov…

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July 1, 2021

E033: Heather Hartnett: Human Ventures

Human Ventures is a business creation platform. We go beyond the business model and seek opportunities to build Model Businesses …

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June 24, 2021

E032: Lisa Carmen Wang: Republic

Republic gives people power to invest in the future they believe in by providing access to startup, real estate, crypto, and vide…

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