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March 8, 2022
The challenge of racial inequity in the private markets is ongoing, with a recent study detailing the funding gaps experienced by Black VCs. We spoke with Cynthia Muller, head of mission investment for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, about how LPs can play a role.
February 22, 2022
Listen to all of Season 5, presented by Upwork, and subscribe to get future episodes of In Visible Capital on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or wherever you listen.
February 20, 2022
It was only a few years ago that Black people began making significant inroads as professionals inside the overwhelmingly white male bastion of venture capital. Fragile progress recently made by Black investors is suddenly in jeopardy.
February 2, 2022
HR tech had an exceptionally robust 2021 as companies in the sector stepped up to help employers hire diverse workforces and navigate hybrid or remote work arrangements.
November 17, 2021
Angel groups and syndicates are on the rise as groups like Gaingels, a collection of LGBTQ investors backing founders in the community, band together to prioritize diversity.
August 24, 2021
PitchBook emerging technology analyst Robert Le shares some insights from the Q1 and Q2 Insurtech reports before Edison Partners general partner Kelly Ford joins the show to discuss how the New Jersey-based investor has successfully transitioned from venture capital investing to growth equity while specializing in the enterprise software space. Ford also shares insights into how Edison has managed to exceed benchmarks in hiring a diverse workforce.
June 15, 2021
Private equity has long been known for a lack of diversity. But industry stalwarts are trying to change that.
March 17, 2021
A cohort of VC firms have reached out for outside help to get a real sense of how to improve diversity efforts at their institutions.
November 12, 2020
As venture capitalists continue to grapple with racial diversity issues, PitchBook News hosted a panel discussion on the evolving role that investors play in addressing these issues.
November 2, 2020
Immigration restrictions imposed by the Trump administration seem to have hampered opportunity among foreign-born founders. But if Joe Biden captures the White House, those concerns may dissipate.
October 23, 2020
PitchBook News presents: Let’s talk about race: The investor’s role addressing inequality, a live video panel discussion. RSVP here to attend on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 1pm Eastern (10 am Pacific).
October 18, 2020
Suzanne Yoon and Kinzie Capital Partners join Adam Neumann's latest deal, a SoftBank SPAC, trouble for tycoons and more in our recap of the week.
September 14, 2020
Advocates of diversity and racial equality are looking to underrepresented asset managers in the private markets as levers of both social change and superior financial returns.
July 27, 2020
The woman who created a groundbreaking venture capital fund to back underrepresented entrepreneurs has a message for asset managers: Diverse investing depends on hiring a diverse and inclusive team.
July 15, 2020
StartOut has launched an Economic Impact Index showing how equal access to capital and other resources could bolster local economies.
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