One day after the launch of her book "It's About Damn Time", Arlan Hamilton will join Derek Andersen for a conversation about creativity, solutions and hope. They'll cover productivity, engagement, and pivoting business in this new world. Tune in for a humble and honest conversation between two individuals who have creating community, helping others, and making things happen at their core.
Backstage Capital & Runner
Managing Partner & Founder
Bevy / Startup Grind
Co-founder & CEO
Arlan Hamilton is the Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital, a venture capital firm investing in founders who are people of color, women, and/or LGBT. Backstage Capital has raised more than $20 million and invested in nearly 200 companies. She is the founder of Runner, an operations and HR talent source for inclusive startups. Arlan was on the cover of Fast Company magazine, authored the book “It’s About Damn Time,” and hosts the podcast “Your First Million”. Arlan and her mother, Mrs. Earline Butler-Sims, also started a scholarship for Black students at Oxford University and HBCU Dillard University.