Inclusive Investing

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

- CDT
Investing in Diverse Founders
Ethan Monreal-Jackson
Ethan Monreal-Jackson
Newtype Ventures (formerly Agave Fund), Founder and General Partner
Cat Dizon (She/Her)
Cat Dizon (She/Her)
Active Capital, Co-Founder/COO
David Robinson Jr
David Robinson Jr
Weston Urban, Director of Placemaking
Dan Graham
Dan Graham
Notley, Springdale Ventures and Geyser Group, Founder and General Partner

Underrepresented founders receive less than 5% of funding despite making up more than 30% of the U.S. population. Our panel of investors will share how they are working to increase funding to underrepresented founders, the barriers they are seeing and why all investors should be doing more to address this disparity.

If you're live-streaming, tune into our YouTube Channel here

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

- CDT
Diversity in the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Industry
Jody Hall
Jody Hall
HEB, VP of Sourcing
Marissa Epstein
Marissa Epstein
Springdale Ventures, Partner
Yoni Medhin
Yoni Medhin
Grain4Grain, Co-Founder
Maria Mejia
Maria Mejia
Colibri Mountain Coffee

The Consumer Packaged Goods industry is experiencing major growth, but underrepresented founders still account for only a small percentage of founders in this industry. Learn more from our panel of CPG founders about their own experiences as diverse founders in CPG, and from our investors about how they are propelling forward diverse founders.

If you're live-streaming, tune into our YouTube Channel here.