Signature Foundation & Family Office Seminar: Financial Inclusion in VC

Join your peers for a private breakfast seminar on key trends on the frontier of venture capital investing. Themes of access, inclusion, racial and gender equality, and technological empowerment present some of most attractive business growth opportunities in history. Financial inclusion is an enabler for 7 of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals. The World Bank Group considers financial inclusion as a key enabler to boost shared prosperity.

Learn how these themes are playing in early-stage venture capital in this educational breakfast seminar specifically for investors with family offices and foundations by Valor co-founders Robin Bienfait, Lisa Calhoun and Sarah O’Brien. Expect lively conversation and Q&A.

  • Continental breakfast offered.
  • Parking is free.
  • Dress is business casual.
  • No cost for foundations and family offices to attend.

About Robin Bienfait,
Founding Partner, Valor.VC

Robin rose through the ranks at AT&T, was CIO at Blackberry/ Rim, and Chief Innovation Officer at Samsung before launching her innovation center at Atlanta Tech Park and co-founding Valor Ventures. She has advised on over 100 successful technology acquisitions and mentored hundreds of people to create inspired innovation results across globally diverse teams.

About Lisa Calhoun
Founding Partner, Valor.VC

4th generation entrepreneur and Kauffman Fellow, Lisa is a serial founder who has been active in 3 dozen software acquisitions. She created Startup Runway, the largest pitch event for underrepresented founders in the country, and has spoken on access, inclusion and innovation for VentureBeat, Women Who Code, and the Woodruff.

About Sarah O’Brien
Founding Partner, Valor.VC

Sarah’s global career in innovation included 12 years in global M&A with GE working on practical execution of key deals such as Toshiba. She was CFO of $2.5B Kodak’s largest division, Carestream, and exited to Onex.