Venture capital leaders: ‘We need to change the way it’s always been done’


    A strategy of diversity and inclusion in the venture capital industry involves more than just providing financial backing to a startup founder who is female, Black or Hispanic.

    It also involves mentoring those founders, taking them to events they’ve not had access to before, and introducing them to business leaders or investors they otherwise might never meet. And, panelists at a Florida Venture Forum webinar said, it involves changing the culture of venture capital firms.