Colorful Capital Launches With a Focus on Companies Started By LGBTQ+ Founders
Colorful CapitalOfficially launched was, a venture capital company based in Evanston (IL) that focuses on investing the power and talent of the LGBTQ+ markets. Co-founded by Megan Kashner, a Professor of Sustainability and Social Impact at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and William Burckart, CEO of TIIP (The Investment Integration Project), Colorful Capital aims to deliver capital and support to the undervalued community of LGBTQ+ founders at the seed and pre-seed stage, with investments of up to $1 million. Food and agriculture, climate technology, media and entertainment, personal care and healthcare, and B2B SaaS are all areas of investment. To achieve its mission, the firm has assembled a talented group of Advisors, bringing together leaders across academia, impact finance, asset management and traditional investment. These advisors provide counsel and help to identify the best founders, ventures, and connections to the firm.