• Memo to the Silicon Valley boys' club: Arlan Hamilton has no time for your BS

    2 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    With her venture firm, Backstage Capital, and a new $36 million fund for black female founders, Arlan Hamilton is changing entrepreneurship in the U.S.
    Backstage in the greenroom of the podcast festival where she's scheduled to appear, Arlan Hamilton is quietly singing the lyrics to Janet Jackson's “Control.” She'd like to walk on stage as the song plays, but the festival crew has copyright concerns. So instead, she is shimmying offstage in her chair, half-humming the chorus under her breath: “I'm in control / Never gonna stop / Control / To get what I want / Control / I like to have a lot.”
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