SF Marriott Marquis

April 22, 2016

10:40 am – 12:15 am

Diversifying and Expanding Access to capital –funding African American and Latino Startups

Moderator: Lesley Nettles, Principal, Fairview Capital

Lisa Lambert, VP, Intel Capital

Lo Toney, Partner, GV

Erik Moore, Partner, Base Ventures

Monique Woodard, Venture Partner, 500 Startups

Richard Kerby, VP, Venrock Capital

Heather Hiles, Founder and CEO, Pathbrite

Lunch in the Ballroom

3:00-4:45 pm

The Business of Diversity – Diversity in the Land of Innovation: Are Tech Firms “Grasshoppers or Giants”?

Moderator: James Haddon, Managing Director, Head of Strategic Marketing, Ramirez & Co.

Moderator: Craig Simmons, Drexel Hamilton

Thurman White, CEO, Progress Investment Management Company

Gary Rozier, Senior Vice President, Institutional Marketing and Client Services, Ariel Investments

Donna Sims Wilson, President, Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors

Cecil Brown, Senior Vice President, Loop Capital Markets

Rashaun Williams, Partner, Bonwick Capital

Chris Williams, CEO, Williams Capital (invited)