Downturns, Diversity and Dividends in VC

Mar 11, 2023

11:30am – 12:30pm CT

Recording: Downturns, Diversity and Dividends in VC, Mar 11, 2023

When times are tough, we store cash! But research indicates the most successful entities who emerge from a recession balance strategic investment and operational efficiency. For Venture Capitalists, could economic downturns present unique opportunities to reap discounted market share, and can diversity mitigate risk and drive outsized returns? Gain a distinct perspective from three black female powerhouses from Google and Lightspeed building a flywheel of culturally driven innovation, founder equity, investor representation, and firm returns.

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