Beyond Unprecedented S2 Ep4: Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained
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Less than 5% of venture capital funding – the oxygen for innovative startups – goes to companies with founders of color and women founders. Women who do get that backing may not get equally favorable terms as male founders. One proposal to address implicit bias is the “diversity rider,” which asks V.C. partners to include investors of color in their deals. Can the V.C. term sheet – the nuts and bolts of venture capital investment – include tools to open up access?
Professor Eric Talley and Research Fellow Kate Waldock ’23 are joined by Columbia Law School Professor Talia Gillis and co-founder of Act One Ventures Alejandro Guerrero to discuss how to build racial and gender equity into venture capital deals.
Business Organizations Law | Economics | Law | Law and Economics
Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership
Talley, Eric L.; Waldock, Kate; Gillis, Talia B.; and Gerrero, Alejandro, "Beyond Unprecedented S2 Ep4: Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained" (2021). Beyond Unprecedented Season 2. 5.