Listen Here: The StartUp to ScaleUp Game Plan x Marlon Nichols
On this week’s episode of The StartUp to ScaleUp Game Plan podcast, host Gary M. Reeman is in conversation with MaC VC Managing GP, Marlon Nichols in The downside of accepting TOO MUCH funding from VCs!
Marlon Nichols is Managing General Partner at MaC Venture Capital – a West Coast VC investing in technology companies that create infectious products benefiting from shifts in cultural trends & behaviors in an increasingly diverse global marketplace. Marlon’s also on the Board of Directors of Kauffman Fellows, is an Adjunct Professor at Cornell, and was previously Director of Investments at Intel Capital.
– The challenges facing BAME VCs & BAME entrepreneurs trying to raise investment for their funds & their startups
– Why it is a financial as well as a moral imperative to invest in diversity: “even if you’re not a decent human being – at least be a selfish & fiduciary human being!”
– The risk that startups who raise too much capital too early will lose focus & struggle to gain traction