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This VC Fund Is Making Investing Woke | The Confident Investor

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Mar 17, 2021

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This VC Fund Is Making Investing Woke | The Confident Investor

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When people advise investors to create a "diverse" portfolio, they're not usually talking about supporting companies founded by women, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ people. Enter Backstage Capital, a fund focusing on underrepresented entrepreneurs from groups that receive less than 10% of venture capital funding. In this clip from their interview with “The Confident Investor” host Lisa Carmen Wang, Backstage partners Christie Pitts and Brittany Davis explain basic steps VCs can take to diversify their professional networks, remove unconscious bias from their questions when vetting potential founders, and source deals from communities that don't have much access to funding. Watch the full stream here: https://youtu.be/E2ZphhihTxI For more on Lisa Carmen Wang, visit her website here: https://www.lisawang.co/​​​​ Connect with Backstage Capital: https://backstagecapital.com/https://twitter.com/Backstage_Cap Bullish is a conversation about money for the curious. Earn more, spend smarter and grow your money in a way that's right for you. Our FREE Weekly email will make you smarter with money - http://bullish.news/email Follow us https://bullish.studio https://twitter.com/BullishStudio https://www.instagram.com/bullishstudio/

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