Diversity & Inclusion

Most research will confirm what many of us in the investment community already know - that gender and racial diversity in our industry does not reflect the broader population.  IVCA is making available current white papers/reports with research confirming this observation and offering recommendations for how we can move forward to diversify our industry.

Building a More Inclusive Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

NVCA 2016 Diversity Report

NVCA-Deloitte Human Capital Survey: A New Approach to Diversity & Inclusion Research - 12/19/16

NVCA-Deloitte Human Capital Survey

Social + Capital/The Information (September 2015)

Diana Project Executive Summary 2014

NVCA:  Highlighting the Importance of Diversity During National Entrepreneurship Month- 11/30/16

High Finance and Family-Friendly_ KKR Is Trying - WSJ - 9/27/16

NVCA:  Diversity is Core to Competitiveness: A Report On Actions Across The Ecosystem - 07/28/16

Fortune:  Why the Lack of Women in Venture Capital Continues to Persist - 7/21/16

TechCrunch: The first comprehensive study on women in venture capital and their impact on female founders - 4/19/16

PE Women LP Perspective 2016 - March 2016

TechCrunch:  Who Is A VC? - 2/10/16 Richard Kerby, Ventrock

TechCrunch:  Here’s A Detailed Breakdown Of Racial And Gender Diversity Data Across U.S. Venture Capital Firms - 10/6/15

FundFire Blackstone Hamilton Lane Push to Add Women to Ranks - 1/28/15

Why diversity matters - January 2015

Private Equity Has Arrived, and Left Its Women Behind - 4/26/15

Diversity and Inclusion: The Business Case for Investors