Fast Company: Human Ventures elevates its woman-led startup studio with a $50 million debut fund
“Human Ventures is itself a rare breed, as a venture capital firm helmed by a woman. But between its leadership and structure, Human Ventures has also attracted a more diverse pool of founders. More than half of Human Ventures’s founders are women, and building a more inclusive “mafia,” if you will, has been a priority for Hartnett from the jump. Hartnett tells me Human Ventures hired a head of diversity and inclusion early on, in an effort to bring in a wider array of founders. “I wanted to create messaging that resonated with a broader population,” she says, “and really have somebody who was thinking through how we could attract pools of talent that aren’t normally tapped.”
Alongside the news, we also spoke publicly for the first time about who our investors are, how Human’s model works, what some of our newer companies are up to, and more. Read the rest of the feature on Fast Company here.