Thought Leadership – November 2021

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So much to be thankful for!

Ulu celebrated the 10th unicorn in our portfolio! Everlaw, a legal tech firm Fund I company, was valued at $2B. Ulupreneurs raised more than $200M and earned several top-tier media nominations for their achievements and leadership. The Ulu team continues efforts to advance DEI efforts in the entrepreneurial and investment communities through thought-leadership and investing in diverse founders.

SUPERCHARGED Summit

SUPERCHARGED summit

Clint and Miriam participated in the SUPERCHARGED Summit featuring an in-depth conversation with Kwanza Jones and Clearlake Capital cofounder and Stanford trustee José Feliciano about how to develop a more powerful partnership, and insights on how they continue to build their own.

LatinxVC

To further connect Latinx GPs with LPs, LatinxVC hosted a virtual founding-GP showcase as well as in-person receptions across multiple cities including Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco. Miriam spoke at the showcase alongsideConsuelo Valverde, Founder & Managing Partner at SV LATAM Capital (also a Kauffman Fellow)on a panel entitled “What has changed, what has stayed the same and what do we have to look forward to?” Ulu Principal Nancy Torres attended the San Francisco community reception.

StartX

Clint served as a judge in the StartX competition to select enterprise companies for the accelerator’s latest cohort. He’s been a judge in the accelerator competition for more than a decade.

Blog by Michelle Dhansinghani

Miriam was featured in a blog by Michelle Dhansinghani called Michelle Unplugged, where she was highlighted as one of the often unsung heroes of women of color in fintech, along with Ulupreneur Beatriz Acevedo, CEO and co-founder of SUMA Wealth.

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Rusty Dornin
Rusty Dornin
Rusty Dornin is the director of marketing and communications for Ulu Ventures. An award-winning radio and television journalist, she was a CNN correspondent for nearly 18 years covering domestic and world news ranging from war to natural disasters and tales of crime and politics.
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