With Arlan Hamilton, Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital
Join us for a live conversation with innovator and trailblazer, Arlan Hamilton, who went from being homeless to building a venture capital fund that supports founders from underrepresented communities. Learn how she found her entrepreneurial path and the biggest lessons she’s learned along the way.
The most successful entrepreneurs understand that they have the power to shape their reality. Learn how Arlan went from being homeless to becoming a leading change agent and key player in the venture capital space.
The journey to finding “your thing” is not always a straight line - and that’s OKAY. Arlan will share the many creative endeavors that led up to her journey as a Venture Capitalist, and how those wins (and failures) helped shape where she is today.
Arlan was able to win and innovate in an industry that was completely foreign to her. Learn how she was able to harness passion and drive to take initiative and confidently step into the investment space and make things happen.
Learn how Arlan was able to connect with and convince some of the biggest players in the tech space to take her seriously and support her when she was starting from the ground up with limited resources and connections.
Arlan will share key lessons for navigating the early stages of business - especially for the creative multi-hyphenates who simultaneously work on multiple projects and endeavors.