If you want to see more people of color in VC, “look to the people at the top,” says Lo Toney – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Last week, we suggested that for a truly diverse venture industry, the limited partners who provide investing capital to VCs — institutions like universities and hospital systems — need to start incorporating diversity mandates into their work. Say a venture firm wanted to secure a commitment from the University of Texas System; it would…

BLCK VC co-founder Sydney Sykes talks specific actions firms can take to be more inclusive – TechCrunch

[ad_1] BLCK VC is on a mission to double the number of Black venture capitalists out there by 2024. The reason behind it shouldn’t need explaining — only 2% of all partner-level VCs are Black, and 81% of VC firms don’t have a single Black partner. It’s no surprise then, that the startup ecosystem that…