Building Equity In Startup Communities

Mar 16, 2021

12:30pm – 1:00pm CT

Brad Feld, co-founder of Foundry Group and Techstars, is one of the original leaders around building startup communities. In his own right, Rodney Sampson, co-founder of 100 Black Angels & Allies Fund and Opportunity Hub is considered the father of building inclusive entrepreneurship ecosystems in communities of color. Together, these two pioneering leaders are joining forces to scale equity throughout the technology, startup and venture ecosystem to ensure a path to shared prosperity for Black, Latinx and Indigenous People of Color in the fourth industrial revolution and beyond. Brad & Rodney will discuss their strategies for operationalizing diversity, equity & inclusion in the ecosystem in this featured session.

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Brad Feld

Foundry Group

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Dominic Madori Davis

Business Insider

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Rodney Sampson

Opportunity Hub

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