Miriam Rivera

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Promoting Diversity on Startup Boards

Founders have a responsibility to their investors to try and create the best outcome. Having diverse board members makes fiduciary sense because companies where boards

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Only Justice Will Heal Our Wounds

This pandemic is a kaleidoscope of images, a swirl of feelings for many of us, especially among people of color who, according to ABC News,

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Seed Stage Misconceptions

As an early stage investment firm, we’ve encountered even sophisticated limited partners who have common misconceptions about seed stage. Those misconceptions can lead to investing

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Diversity is Profitable

Diversity is the trendy buzz word for “the right thing” to do, but investors and founders still tend to put it low on a list

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Working Moms Battle Dual Bias

Entrepreneurial moms must often earn credits While female founders may be forced to overcome stereotypes to win the respect and trust of investors, customers and sometimes

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Revenue Velocity

Founders can ramp up the speed of their revenue As an early attorney at Google, I found the length of new business contracts was slowing

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Vague “Asks” Are a Time Suck

Poor Queries Can Hurt the Requester Requesting introductions from the well-connected is a great way to expand your professional network. But frequently such requests are

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How to be an ally in a diverse community

Listen and go slowly Diversity of perspectives, life experiences, and training can help propel organizations to greater success. But what about aspects of diversity where

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