Stanford Seminar - Underestimated

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Arlan Hamilton Backstage Capital November 13, 2019 Backstage Capital founder and managing partner Arlan Hamilton built a venture capital fund from the ground up, while homeless. Her fund is dedicated to minimizing funding disparities in tech by investing in high-potential founders who are people of color, women, and/or LGBT. Hamilton herself identifies as all three. Started in 2015, Backstage has invested nearly $7 million into 120 startups led by underestimated founders. In this talk, Hamilton describes how and why she created her unique fund, and why she views underrepresented, underestimated founders as a category with massive potential. Learn more about Stanford's eCorner: https://ecorner.stanford.edu Learn more about Stanford's online classes and certificates: https://online.stanford.edu/programs See the full playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLoROMvodv4rPE-kcGtKBgYtSMqEJKbESC

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