The Kapor Center is pleased to support the Owning Our Future series, which features Black VCs who accelerate information ow on investing. This series is for any Our Collective Member interested in positioning themselves to join, start, or invest in the future tech startups.

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Upcoming Sessions

Owning Your First Round

August 2020 (Date TBA)
Register in advance here.
This session will feature Sarah Kunst (Cleo), Kanyi Maqubela (Kindred), Shauntel Garvey (Reach), and Richard Kerby (Equal).

Recorded Sessions

Owning Our Competitive Edge

July 17, 2020
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Chris Lyons (a16z), Candice Matthews (Lightship), Brackeen, Charles Hudson (Precursor), and Jewel Burks Solomon (Google Startups/Collab) discuss their investment philosophy and the scorecard they use to evaluate whether a founder is primed to thrive in the future of tech.

Juneteenth Owning Our Future Launch

June 19, 2020
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Arlan Hamilton (Backstage Capital), Mandela SH Dixon (Founder Gym), Jarrid Tingle (Harlem Capital), and Michael Seibel (Y Combinator) discussed tactical and practical ways to launch, join, lead, and invest in the next tech ecosystem.