The a16z Cultural Leadership Fund

The a16z Cultural Leadership Fund

The a16z Cultural Leadership Fund connects cultural leaders with emerging technology companies

The a16z Cultural Leadership Fund (CLF) is a partnership between Andreessen Horowitz and cultural leaders to advance more African Americans into technology. The goals of the CLF are twofold:

1) Connect cultural leaders to the best new technology companies.

2) Enable more young African Americans to enter the technology industry.

Timeline

August 22, 2018

Andreessen Horowitz Cultural Leadership Fund announced.

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
Rasa (Company)

treev develops a browser-based document and report management software, founded by Alex Weidauer.

Earnin is a Palo Alto, California-based mobile banking company giving users access to their pay directly from mobile application.

Sisu is a business analytics software platform headquartered in San Francisco.

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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Christopher Lyons

Jessica Patton

Megan Holston-Alexander

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

A VC Fund Backed By Kevin Durant And Diddy Will Donate Its Profits To 11 Charities Improving Diversity In Tech

Biz Carson

Web

October 11, 2019

From OKC to the Bay: How KD is building a Silicon Valley empire

Darren Rovell

Web

May 22, 2018

How this VC is helping black cultural power brokers like Shonda Rhimes and Chance the Rapper invest in tech

J.J. McCorvey

Web

May 22, 2019

Inside Serena Williams' Plan To Ace Venture Investing

Kurt Badenhausen

Web

June 3, 2019

Kevin Durant Invests In Autonomous Drone Startup Skydio

Logan Bradley

Web

October 20, 2017

Kevin Durant, Will Smith Top the Lineup for a New Venture-Capital Fund for Black Investors

Yoree Koh

Web

August 13, 2018

Larry Fitzgerald On Investing In A Bank For Startups And How Technology Has Changed The NFL

Simon Ogus

Web

October 3, 2019

Overtime Banks $23 Million From Spark Capital, MSG Networks, Carmelo Anthony and Others

Todd Spangler, Todd Spangler

Web

February 14, 2019

Sandbox VR raises millions more in celebrity party round

Lucas Matney

Web

October 22, 2019

Six big things: Kevin Durant, Will Smith link with a16z

Kevin Dowd

Web

August 16, 2018

Welcoming Jay-Z and Will Smith to the Hipcamp Community

Alyssa Ravasio

Web

August 13, 2019

Why Terry Crews Prefers Caffeine To Twitch | Screen Rant

Leo Faierman

Web

February 9, 2019

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

a16z Podcast: The Power of Restorative Justice | a16z Podcast

June 3, 2019

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

References

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