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Meet VC Lab Alumni in July of 2021

Stories from VC Lab alumni about launching a fund in the accelerator.

Alumni of the VC Lab accelerator have raised over $100 MM, and are building innovative new venture funds across the globe. On July 8, 2021, VC Lab hosted a live ‘Meet the Funds’ online event, where 250+ attendees heard directly from the new managers that built their funds in the accelerator. Participating GP panelists included: 

  • Brittany Barreto, Ph.D., Co-Founding General Partner of Coyote Ventures (VC Lab Cohort 3): Coyote Ventures is a $10M Seed-stage venture fund in the US to invest in companies innovating in women’s health and wellness, founded by General Partners who are scientists and industry experts, and supporting founders leveraging our thousand-plus member network and media platform FemTech Focus.
  • Sidney Nakahodo, Founder & General Partner of Seldor Capital (VC Lab Cohort 2): Seldor Capital is a pre-seed fund based in New York City that invests in startups in the U.S. working with Space technologies and their applications.
  • Isabel Starck and Bryan Duarte, Co-Founders of BlackTech Capital (VC Lab Cohort 3): By focusing on Black Entrepreneurs in CleanTech, our impact is at the intersection of social responsibility and environmental initiatives.

You can watch the full-length webinar video here​, or see the reviews and highlights below to learn about the experiences of these new managers who built their funds through the VC Lab program:

Journey to Launching a Space Tech fund in VC Lab
Journey to Launching Minority Founder-Focused CleanTech fund in VC Lab
New Fund Manager Inspiration for Female GPs: Coyote Ventures
Surprises in Launching a New VC Fund + VC Lab Program Testimonial
VC Lab ‘Tactical’ Program Benefits & Frameworks for Fundraising
New Fund Manager Insights on Rejection & Fundraising Realities
New Fund Manager Inspiration: ‘Taking the Jump’ & ‘Remembering Your Why’
On Challenges for Women & Minorities Entering VC & Raising First Fund

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