All blogs tagged Diversity
5 Questions with PersefoniPersefoni has developed a SaaS platform to help organizations measure, analyze, plan, forecast, and report on their carbon footprint. The company leverages AI to provide businesses, financial institutions, and governmental agencies with a fully transparent and auditable picture of their carbon footprint, simplifying sustainability reports and regulatory disclosures.
The Diversity Gap and Opportunity in Venture CapitalMany Alumni Ventures Group investors are interested in making an impact through their venture investments. In response, AVG launched our Anti-Bias Fund, which offers investors a portfolio of ~20-30 venture investments that are led by a diverse founding team or feature a business model addressing systemic biases.
Anti-Bias Fund Q&A: Yumi Co-Founder Evelyn RusliWe’re pleased to introduce you to one of AVG’s initial investments in the Anti-Bias Fund, which supports diverse founders and companies who help correct systemic biases. AVG recently invested in Yumi and interviewed the company’s Co-Founder and President, Evelyn Rusli.
False Dichotomy: Discussing the Underfunding of WomenIn 2019, female founders received more U.S. venture capital funding than ever before. But hold the applause: that amounted to less than 3% of total startup funding. Add in mixed-gender co-founder stats and you still only get to 9% of total venture funding in 2020.