Arlan Hamilton represents the new wave of venture capitalism

Jul 26, 2017

As a black, lesbian woman, Arlan Hamilton is a Silicon Valley outsider. And she is rewriting the rulebook of venture capital.

One of the most curious exchanges at Inspirefest 2017 took place during an interview between Astia’s Sharon Vosmek and Arlan Hamilton of Backstage Capital.

“Arlan takes stuff from nothing and turns it into something,” Vosmek said to the crowd.

‘I have an insatiable curiosity mixed with the love of freedom and having a say in my destiny. I am the new face of venture capital’