Backing 1,000 diverse founders over the next 20 years: The mission of Henri Pierre-Jacques and Harlem Capital
The Consumer VC Episode 154 with Henri Pierre-Jacques, Managing Partner of Harlem Capital
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Harlem Capital is a venture capital firm on a mission to change the face of entrepreneurship by investing in 1,000 diverse founders over 20 years. They are 31 investments in and just getting started. Some of their investments include Aunt Flow, Blavity, and Repeat.
Measuring impact in the early stages of investing
Why he decided to start a fund
How to increase diversity within VC
Raising fund 2 in the middle of the pandemic
Why Harlem wants to be a multi-stage fund
Opportunities and verticals he’s most bullish on
Transitioning his career from PE to VC
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