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Equity Angels

Equity Angels

[Note from editor: The “Mastermind Showcase” highlights companies and news from members of GEM Diamond. Today’s showcase: Equity Angels] Co-founded by Katherine Winston and Kenya Burrell-VanWormer, Equity Angels is a new accelerator “that will provide professional mentorship, fractional executives and fundraising preparation for companies started by…

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GEM’s Role in Navigating the VC/Angel Fundraising Waters

GEM’s Role in Navigating the VC/Angel Fundraising Waters

With about 65% of the more than 600 members of the GEM being proptech founders…almost all of which are constantly raising capital, I end up spending a lot of time reviewing pitch decks and helping founders navigate their respective fundraising needs. Beyond individual conversations and…

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The Importance of Backing Diverse Proptech Founders

The Importance of Backing Diverse Proptech Founders

[Editor’s Note: Below is the full text of our 225th Weekly Transmission, originally delivered direct to the inbox of more than 600 GEM members on August 31st, 2022.] Demographics are changing rapidly in the US, and business leaders are scrambling to ensure their organizations reflect…

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A VC Firm uniquely positioned for global elevation

A VC Firm uniquely positioned for global elevation

[Note from editor: The “Mastermind Showcase” highlights companies and news from members of the GEM. Today’s showcase: Sapphire Ventures.] Sapphire Ventures is a venture capital firm with more than $5.7 billion under management across over 10 countries. They invest in growth stage companies, leading financing rounds…

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