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Morehouse Alum Rashaun Williams Launches Business Management Firm To Keep Pro-Athletes From Going Broke

This firm is working to ensure that professional athletes aren’t just another statistic.

Jun 20, 2023

Google Ventures GP Tyson Clark Passes Away At The Age Of 43

Tyson Clark, a general partner with Google Ventures, has passed away. He was 43-years-old. Part of one a growing — albeit small — list of Black VCs, Clark was also a veteran of the armed forces. During his armed forces career, Clark became a naval nuclear propulsion submarine officer and led the boat’s scuba diving team. He joined Google Ventures — the investment arm of Alphabet, the parent company of Google — six years ago, and has been impactful in the field ever since. Bloomberg reports that Clark led the investments into such companies as Lightmatter, Ethos, and, which was acquired by Palo Alto Networks Inc. Prior to joining Google Ventures, Clark was an investment banking associate at Morgan Stanley, and a director of corporate development at Oracle Corp. He also spent six years at Andreessen Horowitz, and served on the board of trustees at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Most importantly, Clark was also a proud father of three children.

Meet the Black Professionals in Venture Capital Who Made the Forbes 30 Under 30 List

The highly anticipated Forbes 30 Under 30 list just hit the net and we’ve got our eyes on the Black professionals making waves — specifically in the world of venture capital. Check out the Black powerhouses who made the list below: Frederik Groce, Principal, Storm Ventures and Co-founder of BLCK VC LinkedIn Maya Horgan Famodu, Founder of Ingressive Capital LinkedIn Nnamdi Iregbulem,Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners LinkedIn Solomon Hailu, Vice President of March Capital LinkedIn Jackson Cummings, Investor at Salesforce Ventures LinkedIn Terri Burns,Partner at GV LinkedIn Eric Campbell, Partner at Value Investment Group LinkedIn Congratulations to all of the changemakers who made the list — continue to pave the way and shake things up! — Disclaimer: GV is an investor in Blavity Inc., owner of AfroTech.

Dec 1, 2020