New Leaders Diversifying Venture Capital

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The following individuals either lead their own financial organization (VC company/Fund|Angel Investment Company) or hold a lead financial position within a VC/Angel Investing company.

Arlan Hamilton

Arlan 👊🏾 (@ArlanWasHere) | Twitter

Ben Jealous

Ben Jealous (@BenJealous) | Twitter

Brian Dixon

Brian (@MrStartup) | Twitter

Carolina Huaranca

carolina huaranca (@carohuaranca) | Twitter

Charles D. King

Charles D. King (@IAmCharlesDKing) | Twitter

Charlie Jackson

Charlie Jackson (@Acceleros) | Twitter

Charles Hudson

Charles Hudson (@chudson) | Twitter

Christine Herron

Christine Herron (@christine) | Twitter

Clarence Wooten

Clarence Wooten Jr. (@clarencewooten) | Twitter

Craig Vaughan

Craig Vaughan | LinkedIn

Ellen K. Pao

Ellen K. Pao (@ekp) | Twitter

Eghosa Omoigui

Eghosa Omoigui (@EghosaO) | Twitter

Erik Moore

Erik Moore (@basevc) | Twitter

Freda Kapor Klein

Freada Klein (@TheRealFreada) | Twitter

Gayle Jennings O’Byrne

Gayle Jennings O’Byrne | LinkedIn

Harry Alford

Harry Alford3 (@HarryAlford3) | Twitter

Ivan Alo

Ivan Alo (@NAVI_OLA) | Twitter

Jason Towns

Jason Towns (@jhtdc) | Twitter

Jennifer Lum

Jennifer Lum (@lum) | Twitter

Jon Gosier

Jon Gosier (@jongos) | Twitter

Kanyi Maqubela

Kanyi Maqubela (@km) | Twitter

Kesha Cash

Kesha Cash | LinkedIn

LaDante McMillon

LaDante McMillon (@LDMFP) | Twitter

Lo Toney

Lo Toney (@lo_toney) | Twitter


Mandela SH (@MandelaSH) | Twitter


Mbwana (@Mbwana) | Twitter

Mitch Kapor

Mitch Kapor (@mkapor) | Twitter

Monique Woodard

Monique Woodard (@MoniqueWoodard) | Twitter

Marlon C. Nichols

Marlon C. Nichols (@MarlonCNichols) | Twitter

Nneua Ukuku (Venture Gained Legal)

Nnena Ukuku (@nukuku) | Twitter

Olawale (Wale) Ayeni

Olawale (Wale) Ayeni | LinkedIn

Paul Judge, Ph.D.

Paul Judge, Ph.D. (@pauljudge) | Twitter

Rashaan Everett

Rashaan Everett (@ShaanEverett) | Twitter

Richard Kerby

Richard Kerby (@kerby) | Twitter

Rodney Sampson

Rodney Sampson (@rodneysampson) | Twitter

Trevor Thomas

t thomas-uribe (@tntvc) | Twitter

Troy Carter

Troy Carter | LinkedIn

Vaughn Blake

Vaughn Blake (@VaughnBlake) | Twitter

William Crowder

(Straight Talk VC)

Entertainers turned Investors

Andre Iguodala (Angel Investor)

Andre Iguodala (@andre) | Twitter

Carmelo An (Melo7 Tech Partners)

Carmelo Anthony (@carmeloanthony) | Twitter

Danny Green (Angel Investor)

Danny Green (@DGreen_14) | Twitter

Derrick Morgan (Angel Investor)

Derrick Morgan (@dmorg91) | Twitter

Kobe Bryant (Bryant/Stibel)

Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) | Twitter

Magic Johnson (Magic Johnson Enterprises)

Magic Johnson

Nas (QueensBridge Ventures)

Nasir Jones (@Nas) | Twitter

Rick Fox (Vision Venture Partners)

Rick Fox (@RickFox) | Twitter

VC in Training

Anthony Frasier

Anthony Frasier (@AnthonyFrasier) | Twitter

Anthony Heckman

Anthony Heckman (@HeckmanVC) | Twitter

Lorine Pendleton

Lorine Pendleton (@LorinePendleton) | Twitter

Peter Boyce II

Peter Boyce II (@badboyboyce) | Twitter

This is just a start. What other Diverse VC/Angel investors should be on this list? Please leave a comment, so they can be added to the list.

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