In building this list for the benefit of the global investment community as well as founders seeking funding, we are curating firms that are not only committed to the cause of diversity, inclusion and transparency but those that are making a consistent and determined effort as to improve venture capital numbers by implementing policies in writing or setting goals for hiring and funding of women, people of color and unrepresented groups.
- - Engagement with community via conversation, events and outreach
- - Actual investment in and funding of startups with diverse founders in diverse markets
- - Diversity on fund's board or management team
- - Portfolio has expanded economic opportunity in underrepresented markets