Black Investors Breaking Down Investment Barriers

Mar 11, 2022

11:30am – 12:30pm CT

Today nearly 80% of investment partners in venture capital (VC) are white men and only 3% of investment partners are Black. Black investors are making it their mission to create economic, social, and financial opportunities for Black entrepreneurs through their investment funds. Join seasoned venture capitalists who are cultivating new ideas around regenerative Black wealth creation. Speakers include Kathryn Finney of the Genius Guild and Henri Pierre-Jacques of Harlem Capital, with moderator Veronica Reaves, Senior Associate of Maveron. Together they are changing the face of entrepreneurship breaking down barriers for Black venture capitalists and founders.

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Kathryn Finney

Genius Guild

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Henri Pierre-Jacques

Harlem Capital

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