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Here's How Equal Ventures' Richard Kerby Helps People Prepare Their Mindset For The Venture Capital Space

If you’re looking for a manual on access to capital for your business, AfroTech has you covered! On the latest episode of Black Tech Green Money, host Will Lucas sat down with the Co-Founder and General Partner at Equal Ventures, Richard Kerby. Kerby, who holds experience as an investor at Venrock, where he led seed-stage and Series A stage venture capital (VC) investments in 6Sennse, Amino Apps, Beckon, Burner, Luxe Valet and Salsify, first discussed the characteristics of a good VC and how to know if a gig is a fit for one’s personality and profile. He also broke down what VC is truly all about and the mindset one must have to enter into the business. “Venture Capital is about investing in and supporting early-stage entrepreneurs, and so that means that you’re finding companies that are hopefully diamonds in the rough,” said Kerby. “You’re also trying to figure out if that investment is a good fit for your investment profile, and then, you’re making the investment, and while you...

Shanique Yates

Oct 12, 2021