Episode #24: Bridging Entrepreneurship and Racial Equity to Accelerate Black and Brown Founders with Melissa Bradley

Yuval Yarden
The Keystone
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2 min readJun 3, 2020


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Episode Highlights:

  • Melissa’s career journey — from corporate finance to venture capital, to the white house
  • The evolution of funding opportunities for underserved communities and several of the leaders in the field
  • How to build entrepreneurial programs that support the New Majority

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Yuval Yarden
The Keystone

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