Arlan answers your questions! Listen up as Arlan shares her thinking on raising funding outside of Silicon Valley, ideas for angel investors in smaller startup hubs, and how timing and focus are the main reasons for Backstage Capital’s current geographic investment constraints. Get in touch if you’d like to invite Arlan and Backstage to an event in your country or local region to explore working together in the future.
1. Question from Patricia Raicht from Portland: “Do you think being in a smaller market like Portland really limits your access to VC, especially for an underrepresented founder? Also, all-time favorite character on General Hospital? 😉”
2. Question from Esther Kunda in Rwanda: “Have you considered investing in African startups? If not why?”