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Arlan Hamilton @ Yale SOM
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Startup Grind New Haven
Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting 400,000 founders in over 200 cities.
THIS EVENT IS FREE - BUT YOU MUST REGISTER USING THE LINK BELOW BY SUNDAY APRIL 8https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-new-haven-presents-arlan-hamilton-yale-som Arlan built a venture capital fund from the ground up, while homeless. She is the Founder andManaging Partner of Backstage Capital, a fund that is dedicated to minimizing funding disparities in tech by investing in high-potential founders who are of color, women, and/or LGBT. Started from scratch in 2015, Backstage has now invested nearly $5m into over 80 startup companies led by underestimated founders. Arlan is also tour manager to Atlantic Records recording artist Janine. Having founded and published the internationally distributed indie magazine INTERLUDE, and toured extensively asa live music production professional, she enters the venture investingworld from an unconventional path. Agenda4:00 pm: An Amazing Interview--- SpeakerArlan Hamilton - Backstage Capital Hosted ByNicholas Caplan,New Haven Chapter DirectorNick has worked in a wide range of industries: in a chemical plant making alcohol, in finance covering media companies and in corporate finance at a tech company. Today he is passionate about supporting entrepreneurial activities in New Haven as well as exploring passion projects including a project supporting kids entrepreneurship (https://www.launchisland.com) and another helping people use networksand teams for good (https://www.teamgood.io). --- Global PartnerGooglefor Entrepreneurs (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/)Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Local SponsorssElm City Innovation Collaborative (http://www.rexdevelopment.org/what-we-do/programs/ecic) City of New Haven, Economic Development (http://www.cityofnewhaven.com/economicdevelopment) PartnersTsai Center for Innovative Thinking (https://www.city.yale.edu/) Yale School of Management (http://som.yale.edu/) The Grove(http://grovenewhaven.com/)The Grove is a new kind of space encouragingand supporting people in their work and the development of the new ideasthat are solving the social, environmental, economic, and urban problems we face today. The Grove is more than just a space, it is a dynamic community of social innovators, independents, artists, entrepreneurs, and thinkers that are the new face of New Haven. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connectentrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 350 cities and 120 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connectwith amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for thestartup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind). --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOWhttps://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-new-haven-presents-arlan-hamilton-yale-som