How Arlan Hamilton Is Changing the Ecosystem One "Yes" at a Time

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Arlan Hamilton is unapologetic and known for forging her own path. In 2015, puzzling over the fact that 90% of venture deals go to white men, Arlan built Backstage Capital from the ground up. Her drive was simple: to create opportunities for those, like her, with real entrepreneurial ambitions, who are underrepresented. To date, Backstage Capital has raised $20 million and invested in nearly 200 startups led by underrepresented founders. In celebration of Women’s History Month, listen to Arlan’s inspiring journey from homelessness to the cover of Fast Company. 

James Thompson
SVP—Head of Diverse Markets Strategy

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