Chief Investment Officer
Impact X Capital
Paula has decades of private equity and consulting experience working with highly-motivated extraordinary entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities. She is also an expert in developing and deploying targeted investment funds, having helped create funds in London England, the City of Oakland, the States Connecticut and California, and for the US Small Business Administration. She is currently the Chief Investment Officer of Impact X Capital, a London-based venture capital company investing in European underrepresented communities of technology and creative professionals.
Black founders receive less than 1% of VC funding in the US, and less than 0.24% in the UK. Why does this happen? Is it really a pipeline issue or is it down to the implicitly racist trope that...