495. Insights: The VC gender investment gap

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495. Insights: The VC gender investment gap

Simon Taylor is joined by some great guests to talk about the VC gender investment gap, why it persists and how the industry can help fix it.

As COVID-19, the ensuing economic crisis, and recent calls for racial justice show, the cost of complacency toward matters of equity is reaching an inflection point. With statistics that show that both those making the decisions and those receiving the benefits are overwhelmingly white and male, the VC industry clearly has a diversity problem that needs to be addressed from top to bottom.

In this episode of Fintech Insider: Insights, Simon Tayor is joined by some great guests to dive into the topic:

  • Jillian Williams - Investment Principal at Anthemis & Head of BLCK VC NYC
  • David Mott - Chair of the Venture Capital Committee at the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association & Co-Founder of Oxford Capital
  • Jennifer Neundorfer - Co-Founder & General Partner at January Ventures

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Special Guests: David Mott, Jennifer Neundorfer , and Jillian Williams .