EQ Member

EQ Member Richmond, CA, USA
Screendoor is a new investment vehicle established to back emerging venture capital managers from underrepresented backgrounds. We seek to establish relationships early, committing up to 10% of their total raise goals (eg $1m of a $10m Fund 1). Screendoor is a collaborative effort between a set of leading early stage VCs and large institutional Limited Partners. In addition to capital, Screendoor’s team will provide mentorship and community/events to help their supported firms succeed in their goals. Read more about our launch in Forbes .    We define ‘success’ as the performance of the managers we’re backing and their ability to raise subsequent funds from the LP segments most appropriate for their size and strategy. Our belief is that by backing a broad group of new fund managers we can accelerate the changing demographics of both the investor landscape -AND- the founder community, as research shows diverse investors are more likely to...