CGC is breaking that pattern.
Venture capitalist demographic
Source: Deloitte 2022
Source: Deloitte 2022
Our mission is to level the playing field by giving diverse investors equal access to high-growth investments.
Who we are
A community of 150+ diverse leaders across multiple industries who
want a more inclusive technology ecosystem.
focus on high-growth startups
Our investments are technology companies that have a proven track record, are emerging as the market winners, and often are oversubscribed.
Our past (personal) Investments
get access to promising deals
- We have strong partnerships with investment firms who care about our cause — and invite us to deals they’ve vetted.
- We work directly with startups who want to advance diversity in tech and invite us to be part of their cap tables
Want to help shape the future of the cap table? Partner with us.
pay it forward
There’s strength in numbers — that’s why we donate a portion of our carry to nonprofits who advance diversity in tech. We also partner closely with other organizations who help underrepresented groups get equal access to investments.
Join us at the cap table
We’re always looking for investors to join our growing community. If you’re
interested, reach out through this form or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frequently asked questions
CGC has an expansive network of partners who value our participation and invite us to be included in the deals we can offer to our members. Many of the top VCs continue to recognize the importance of diversity on the cap table and work closely with CGC to help their portfolio companies diversify their ownership base. In addition, our members commit to the overall success of the network and refer opportunities to CGC helping us secure allocations on behalf of our members and representing our community.
CGC does not make recommendations on which deals to invest in. We do, however, provide members with information that is made available to us by the companies and our co-investors. Additionally, we will have focus groups to independently review our recent deal flow. We would be happy to connect any members who express interest in sharing perspectives on any given deal.
You will hear about 1-5 investments per quarter. We care about quality investments and pass on many deals that come our way.
Investing in venture capital is inherently risky and a certain degree of general financial sophistication is required and advised. CGC does provide information and different educational opportunities to help prepare new individuals for what they might experience in the space. There is no minimum or yearly commitment to investing in any given opportunity, so anyone is welcome to join and learn more about the asset class without any immediate pressure to invest.
CGC charges no membership fees. We do not have traditional fund management fees. However, we do have members cover minimal closing costs per SPVs.