Karen Rands is joined by Rashaun Williams to discuss strategies to diversify a portfolio of investments which include private equity as an angel investor. Rashaun Williams is a former investment banker on wall street turned angel investor with venture capitalist approach focused on tech, consumer products & media companies. With over 100 investments under his belt and more than 20 exits, Rashaun Williams has keen insights to share on this episode of the Compassionate Capitalist Podcast Radio. Karen and Rashaun will talk about his journey to become a profitable angel investor and how he has learned to align with venture capitalists. They will also discuss getting in on later stage angel investing with Pre-IPO secondary markets.
Mr. Williams is currently a general partner in the MVP All-Star Fund which is a late stage tech fund. Previously he founded venture capital fund Queensbridge Venture Partners where he invested in companies like Coinbase, Ring, Lyft & Dropbox. With a passion for financial literacy and entrepreneurship, Mr. Williams founded the Kemet Institute in 2001, a non-profit focused on providing free financial literacy, entrepreneurship and life skills classes to under-served communities and schools. You can learn more about Rashaun at http://www.rashaunlwilliams.com/ You can learn more about Manhattan Ventrure Partners here.
Karen Rands is the best selling author of Inside Secrets to Angel Investing and is on a mission to shift the paradigm of wealth creation strategies to include investing in entrepreneurs - private companies from startup to growth stage. She calls this the Compassionate Capitalist Movement.