Startup Grind: Reaching Diverse Founders

Columbus
Mon, Nov 9, 2020, 6:00 PM (EST)

About this event

Raising capital is incredibly difficult, time consuming, and stress inducing, then you layer on the fact that minorities are receiving a fraction of that capital. In fact, LGBTQ founders only make up 1% of venture deals received annually. What’s being done about? Join us for a talk with Densil R. Porteous who is bringing new leadership and focus to this initiative as CEO of Pride Fund 1. 

Startup

Pride Fund 1

Pride Fund 1 is an early-stage and growth venture capital fund with an aim to empower a generation of LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs to pursue and obtain their “passion” of owning and operating their own business.

Speaker

  • Densil Porteous

    Densil Porteous

    Pride Fund 1

    CEO

    Densil R. Porteous is CEO of Pride Fund 1 and Founder/Chief Strategist at DePorteous Consulting. With a keen interest in the tech and startup, Porteous has advised and worked with partners like VarsityBooks.com/The Varsity Group, Zinch acquired by Chegg, Vireo Labs, Ulyngo (acquired by Modo Labs), Acceptd, RaiseMe, Rev1 Ventures, Juggle,...

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  • When

    Monday, Nov 9
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)

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      Lucas La Tour

      AWH

      Product Evangelist

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