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Women & Wealth

Jun 29, 2021

Angel investor Lorine Pendleton once heard a quote that so shocked her, it changed the course of her career: "Only 1% of VC dollars go to African American founders." Today Lorine is Lead Partner in Rising America, a VC fund dedicated to investing in companies with underrepresented founders. She joins Renee King, cofounder of Fund Black Founders, and Bernstein’s head of Diverse Market Strategies, James Seth Thompson, to talk about the vital work of improving Black entrepreneurs' odds by creating a network effect.

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