Ulu in Action – August 2023


We are thrilled to announce Ulu Ventures’ first Fund IV investments! There were no lazy days of summer for Ulupreneurs, who continued to make headlines and raised more than $213M.

Mission Driven Podcast

Miriam Rivera was interviewed by Rick Moss of Better Ventures on his Mission Driven podcast. They explored Ulu’s portfolio construction philosophy and how the firm uses decision analysis when considering investments, which also helps to reduce cognitive bias.

Expert Voices

Ulu partner Kathy Chen was featured in Axios Pro’s Expert Voices. Kathy talked about the “hot” news in climate tech, what’s going “under-noticed,” and offered tips for climate tech investors and founders.

Venture Fluent

Miriam starred in Jorge Torres’s Venture Fluent class, “Managing an Investing Career.”  She highlighted her pioneer beginnings in Silicon Valley and discussed how Ulu focuses on data and investing in diverse teams. Jorge has been a longtime friend of Ulu and is a Kauffman Fellow, along with Clint Korver, Miriam Rivera, Steve Reale, and Nancy Torres.

Latino Business Action Network

If you identify as a Latinx Ulupreneur, the Latino Business Action Network (LBAN) wants to hear from you! LBAN is a Silicon Valley–based nonprofit that collaborates with Stanford University to empower Latino entrepreneurship. They are conducting a survey in partnership with Crunchbase to understand the challenges faced by Latinx entrepreneurs in the tech sector. Your participation will help advance their work in fostering a more inclusive tech ecosystem. Access the survey here.

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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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