Less than 10% of all venture capital deals go to women, People of Color, and LGBT founders. Other VCs see this as a pipeline problem. We see it as the biggest opportunity in investment.


Backstage Capital has invested $5M in 100 companies led by underrepresented founders.

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"We invest in the very best founders who identify as women, People of Color, or LGBT, in the U.S. I personally identify as all three."
Arlan Hamilton,
Managing Partner
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