According to SiliconRepublic, “These investors, entrepreneurs, mentors and advocates are blazing a new trail for sci-tech entrepreneurship.” Among these “firestarters” is Ovamba’s Viola Llewellyn.
Change takes effort, and it also costs money. While the system supporting start-ups is broken, within its cracks a new breed of investor, advocate and mentor is growing.
There are investors putting their money where their values are and supporting out-of-the-ordinary entrepreneurs and under-represented founders. Alongside them are those who are transforming the typical investment model, as well as the fixers focused on the pipeline problem.
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