Shifting the System to Empower Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

Shifting the System to Empower Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

Enterprises led by overlooked founders represent a serious investment opportunity. In 2021, women started 49% of new businesses in the U.S. at a rate of more than 1,800 new businesses a day. Half of those women-owned businesses were led by women of color. The nearly...
Investing to maximize diversity, equity, and inclusion

Investing to maximize diversity, equity, and inclusion

Consistent with their stated value of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), impact investors need to rethink their expectations for the funds in which they invest. The traditional approach of many investors has been to invest only in “mature” funds, defined as Fund...