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Vencapital provides investor education and entry level career experience to minorities and women seeking opportunities in venture finance. Our mission is to improve the pipeline of emerging diverse fund managers in VC/PE and we are driving this mission home through our fellowship program that allow fellows to explore and find new career pathways into venture capital and private equity. 

We are a strong supporter of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and currently serve as a strategic partner in building inclusive systems within venture firms and early stage companies in the US. 


Vencapital champion's diversity in venture recruiting

to support organizations looking to improve their talent pipeline. Our fellowship program allows fund managers to drive quality talents across their portfolio as well as internally within their organization.  



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Meet the Team

Henry Ogbuagu

Founding Partner

and Program Manager

Anna Phan

Co-founder and

   Director of Partnerships 

Our Advisors

Juan Carlos

Managing Partner at Surfside Capital Advisors, Board Member, MassDevelopment Board of Advisors

Anita Brearton

Founder and CEO at CabinetM, Board Member, Massventures

Christopher Riffe

Human Capital Practice Manager at YOH/Starpoint Solutions Inc. 

2019 VC Mentors

Maria Velissaris

Founding Partner at SteelSky Ventures 

Location: New York

Payal Agrawal

Principal at .406 Ventures

Location: Boston

Lara Matcalf

Managing Partner at TSEF

Location: New York

Taylor Chapman

Principal at SEI Ventures

Location: New York

Erik Bullen

Early Stage Investor at Walnut Ventures.

Location: Boston

Joel Wilson

Investment & Portfolio Analyst at Accion Venture Lab

Location: Washington DC

Eliza Petrow

Angel / General Manager at Chain Reaction

Location: Boston

Steph Hay

Associate at B Capital Group

Location: San Francisco

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