Bridging the gap in racial equity is investible

Investment vehicles designed to boost access to fair and decent work, housing and capital are proliferating. In venture capital, for example, Harlem Capital, Backstage Capital, Kapor Capital and others are creating funds to put capital into the hands of minority entrepreneurs. Harlem Capital recent found 105 U.S.-based startups with black and Latino founders that raised

Kresge and Rockefeller identify opportunity fund managers for grants and support

  • Impact measurement and data collection have emerged as key focal points of philanthropic foundation efforts to ensure the opportunity zone capital flows to projects that deliver inclusive prosperity in underinvested communities.

De-risking entrepreneurship for immigrant founders

  • The proposed International Entrepreneurship Rule, which would allow foreign-born entrepreneurs to remain in the U.S., is under attack from the Trump administration.
  • From the other direction, Unshackled Ventures is raising a new fund specifically to invest in immigrant entrepreneurs.