Matt Penneycard and Francesca Warner from Ada Ventures Take Us Inside the World of VC

**Title: Revolutionizing VC – Backing Under-represented Founders | TechCrunch**

## Description:
Venture Capital (VC) has historically failed to support under-represented founders, perpetuating ‘old boys networks’ and unconscious biases. Now, Ada Ventures is leading the charge for systemic change in the industry. In this video, Check Warner and Matt Penneycard, industry pioneers at Ada Ventures, discuss groundbreaking initiatives and techniques that VCs can use to empower overlooked founders.

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VC has been historically bad at backing under-represented founders. ‘Old boys networks’ and unconscious biases abound. VC needs a systemic change. Check Warner and Matt Penneycard of Ada Ventures have previously pioneered industry initiatives to address this and will discuss what new techniques VCs can use to support overlooked founders.

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