Mar 30 • 38M

#167 Bryan Duarte and Keyona Meeks, BlackTech Capital

New episode of The European VC podcast is out 🥳

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Today we are happy to welcome Bryan Duarte and Keyona Meeks, the CoFounder and Managing Partner and the General Partner of BlackTech Capital, a Toronto based pre-seed fund that invests in Black and other Underrepresented Founders focused on CleanTech, leveraging partnerships with top organizations, universities & accelerators and the managers’ expertise, networks and track record in growing several companies to 9x valuation increases.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The story about how BlackTech Capital’s founders decided to build their firm together without ever having met in person

  • Why there’s a true need for funds focused on minorities and how doing so can give an edge to your fund

  • How fighting consumerism and fast fashion presents a venture investment opportunity

  • A discussion of how we can collaborate across the pond to promote CleanTech founders from diverse backgrounds

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