Chris Motley, Founder and CEO, Mentor Spaces, spoke alongside Mark Wilkins, Managing Director of UBS, Baron Davis, Founder of Baron Davis Enterprises, Henry Hipps, Deputy Director of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Kori Hale, CEO of CultureBanx, Monique Idlett-Mosley, Founder & Managing Partner of Reign Ventures and Mel Ochoa, COO of Landmark Ventures, to discuss “Normalizing Black Wealth and Black Unicorns” in Landmark Ventures’ series of virtual events for the Social Innovation Summit network during this year’s UNGA Week 2020.
During the session, the panelists explored the opportunities and challenges around creating inclusive communities in the face of injustice and racism. Current headlines show that venture capital invests less than one percent in Black founders, and Black entrepreneurs regularly encounter racism and bias from investors.
Watch the strategy session below on the new game plan and how to flip the narrative for Black founders.
Normalizing Black Wealth and Black Unicorns