Disrupting the VC World

Sep 22, 2021, 3:00 – 4:00 PM

When it comes to investing, the people of the global majority are highly underestimated, undervalued and overlooked. Our time is now to take back the narrative and build for our community. But where do we begin? How do we find these opportunities to get funding? How do we make the most impact to move our business to the next stage?

DEI&BHubSpot-Led

About this event

When it comes to investing, the people of the global majority are highly underestimated, undervalued and overlooked. Our time is now to take back the narrative and build for our community. But where do we begin? How do we find these opportunities to get funding? How do we make the most impact to move our business to the next stage? In this discussion, you’ll be able to hear from the power house crew:
Shawn Williams - Founding Board Member from Black Men Ventures

Nicole Crentsil - Angel Investor at Ada Ventures, CEO of Black Girl Fest 

Arlan Hamilton - Founder and Managing Partner from Backstage Capital

Yvonne Bajela - Founding Member and Principal from Impact X 

To dispel myths, work through common mistakes and have actionable steps for your next meeting, fundraising round or getting into the room. This event is open to everyone and free! 

When

When

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM UTC

Agenda

3:00 PMVirtual Doors Open
3:02 PMIntroductions
3:07 PMPanel begins
3:45 PMQ&A

Organizers

  • Shana Sumers

    HubSpot

    Senior Manager, DEI&B Communities

  • Kassandra Mendes

    HubSpot

    Senior Marketing Manager, DEI&B Programming

  • Kyle Foster

    HubSpot

    Senior Marketing Manager, DEI&B Community Growth

Panelists

  • Arlan Hamilton

    Backstage Capital

    Founder of Backstage Capital, Author & Venture Catalyst

  • Nicole Crentsil

    Black Girl Fest & Ada Ventures

    Angel Investor, Founder, CEO

  • Yvonne Bajela

    Impact X Capital

    Founding Member & Principal