Panel: Access to Venture Capital, for Women & People of Color
Historically, People of Color & Women have had a particularly difficult time accessing capital to start their own businesses. The panelists will discuss the challenges & successes they experienced in securing capital to launch their businesses.
6:30 PM - Doors Open: Drinks & Mingling7:00 PM - Host Introductions7:10 PM - Panel Begins8:00 PM - Q&A From Audience8:30 PM - More Drinks & Mingling
Adam CrockerFounder & Chief Investment OfficerLogbook Investments
Adam Crocker, CFA is Founder & Chief Investment Officer of Logbook Investments, a value equity fund with core positions based on insights from books. Logbook launched in 2016 & is seeded by his former employer. Prior to Logbook, Adam was a co-manager at Metropolitan Capital Advisors, a long/short equity fund founded in 1992. Before joining Metropolitan, he was an analyst at Morgan Stanley Investment Management conducting research on behalf of growth & value investment teams. He began his career in Leveraged Finance investment banking at JPMorgan. Adam is a 2005 graduate of the Value Investing Program at Columbia Business School & has an undergraduate degree in Economics from Columbia University.
Organized byAsian Columbia Alumni Association, Black Alumni Columbia,Columbia Venture Community, Latino Alumni Association of Columbia University, & Columbia Alumni Association
About The Organizers:
Asian Columbia Alumni Association:
Black Alumni Columbia:The Black Alumni Council (BAC) of Columbia University is the recognized association of current & future black alumni from all schools, affiliates & generations of Columbia. BAC is dedicated to education, scholarship, professional development, university-wide outreach, communication, & mentoring for the benefit of the black community of Columbia & beyond.
Columbia Venture Community:Columbia Venture Community (CVC) is a network of more than 5,000+ Columbia alumni interested in all aspects of entrepreneurship & innovation. Founded in 2006, CVC has hosted nearly 400 events around the world. Since January 2018, CVC has launched new programs & initiatives, including a Panel Series & the Venture Engagement Program, which matches Columbia Entrepreneurs with Venture Capitalists for fundraising & mentorship opportunities.If you are not a Columbia affiliate, but would like to get involved (by either partnering, volunteering, or applying to join) - please visit this link to learn more: http://bit.ly/CVC-Application-Meetup
Latino Alumni Association of Columbia University:
Columbia Alumni Association: