October 22, 2020

Ulu’s long term focus on diversity and venture capital drew intense interest over the last quarter and Miriam was in demand to share that perspective with entrepreneurs, LPs and other venture capitalists. We’ve included a few of those podcasts, panels and articles. In addition, Ulu in partnership with the Impact Experience Institute and Illumen Capital, sponsored virtual Impact Experience workshops on race that dozens of Ulupreneurs and LPs joined for sustained conversations.

TechCrunch

Miriam was named on the TechCrunch List directory as one of the most active and engaged investors as recommended by founders.

 

TechCrunch featured Miriam along with other emerging managers in Why Established Venture Firms Should Court Emerging Managers.

Launch with GS Inaugural Cohort

Miriam, is an advisor with Launch GS,  a $500M national strategy of Goldman Sachs to invest in diverse teams, and increase access and facilitate connections for women, Black, Latinx and other diverse entrepreneurs and investors. An expert on startup governance issues, Miriam spoke as part of a three-member panel to help Launch with GS’s inaugural cohort of diverse-led startups to learn more about boards and good governance.

VC Decision-Making for Diversity

Carla Harris, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and host of the Access and Opportunity podcast interviewed Miriam and Zum co-founder and CEO Ritu Narayan about their personal and professional journeys highlighting Ulu’s decision-making process and investment thesis regarding diversity.

Perspectives on Increasing Diversity

On Insights into Diversity, Miriam was part of a panel discussing ways to increase diversity in the PE, VC and the LP communities.

Diversity is Profitable

Ulu Ventures was featured in Brad Feld‘s new book The Startup Community Way. Miriam wrote a piece based on Ulu’s investment thesis regarding diversity. (See page 269)

Business Insider

Business Insider quoted Miriam in an article about how the legal industry, through the eyes of investors, is adopting and adapting to new technologies.

Business Insider quoted Miriam in an article about how the legal industry, through the eyes of investors, is adopting and adapting to new technologies.

Business Insider profiled Miriam’s career as a lawyer and how she changed paths to become an entrepreneur and then investor launching a fund that’s invested in Palantir and SoFi.

 

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About the Author: 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