Our Featured Guest: Arlan Hamilton
We catch up with Arlan Hamilton, founder of Backstage Capital, a venture fund serving under-represented founders including women, People of Color, and LGBTQ founders. See more at www.backstagecapital.com
In this episode, Arlan talks about her journey from being homeless to raising $10 million for her VC fund, why investing in under-represented founders is not just the right thing to do but a massive financial opportunity, how she appealed to investors' competitive and curious sides when she was raising her fund, advice for founders considering raising capital now, and more.
To Learn More
Arlan recently released her book "It's About Damn Time" www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/61725…l-l-nelson/
She also has a podcast called "Your First Million": podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/your…on/id1467515562
How I Raised It Is Produced By Foundersuite.com
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Listen on SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-2586856/ep-153-how-i-raised-it-with-arlan-hamilton-of-backstage-capital or on Spotify: