As technologists, futurists, and investors, venture capitalists caution old school industries that in the face of disruption, they must adapt or die. But what forces threaten the venture capital industry itself, and what can we do as VCs to adapt? It is a common narrative that industries, economies and even societies face disruption from technologies such as A.I., blockchain, and 5G, but are forces such as racial unrest and Black Lives Matter, gender equality and Me Too, and climate change and environmental activism any less disruptive to those same industries, economies and societies? And how might they impact the world of venture capital? What other under-the-radar trends also present threats to the startup and venture capital industries, yet also potentially offer incredible opportunities?
Join this fireside chat between moderator and former corporate VC Paul Ark, and 500 Startup alumna, Cake Ventures founder, and Techsauce Global Summit highlight speaker Monique Woodard as they explore the VC’s “ticking time bombs/hidden treasure”.