Swimming with Allocators podcast

The Future of Funding: Outlining the Female VC Advantage with Renata Aráuz-DeStefano of Pivotal Ventures

15 Sekunden vorwärts
15 Sekunden vorwärts

Highlights from this week’s conversation include:

  • Renata’s journey into investing (1:21)
  • Impact of Previous Experiences on Renata's Role (4:22)
  • Pivotal Ventures' Unique Approach (7:56)
  • Relevance in Current Market (10:34)
  • Market Trends and Venture Trends (11:54)
  • Innovative Approaches in VC (15:17)
  • Challenges for Women in Fundraising (18:26)
  • Women-led funds facing challenges (19:14)
  • Supporting fund managers (21:12)
  • Tracking data points for managers (22:58)
  • Misconceptions about impact investing (24:51)
  • Remaining open-minded and evolving (26:30)
  • Final thoughts and takeaways (28:02)

Founded by Melinda French Gates, Pivotal Ventures accelerates social progress in the United States by removing barriers that hold people back. Pivotal Ventures expands opportunity and accelerates equality in the United States through high-impact investments, partnerships, and advocacy. We focus on areas where social progress has stalled—and where we can have the biggest impact. Like Melinda, we’re clear-eyed about the stubborn problems our country faces. But we also see those problems as potential turning­­ points in our nation’s story. Our impatience with the status quo is fueled by an optimism that progress is always possible—especially when we seize the moment together. 

Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), a division of First Citizens Bank, is the bank of the world’s most innovative companies and investors. SVB provides commercial and private banking to individuals and companies in the technology, life science and healthcare, private equity, venture capital and premium wine industries. SVB operates in centers of innovation throughout the United States, serving the unique needs of its dynamic clients with deep sector expertise, insights and connections. SVB’s parent company, First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCNCA), is a top 20 U.S. financial institution with more than $200 billion in assets. First Citizens Bank, Member FDIC. Learn more at svb.com

Swimming with Allocators is a podcast that dives into the intriguing world of Venture Capital from an LP (Limited Partner) perspective. Hosts Alexa Binns and Earnest Sweat are seasoned professionals who have donned various hats in the VC ecosystem. Each episode, we explore where the future opportunities lie in the VC landscape with insights from top LPs on their investment strategies and industry experts shedding light on emerging trends and technologies. Follow along and subscribe at swimmingwithallocators.com.

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