#MovingForward

#MovingForward is a global social movement using policy to create a more diverse, inclusive, and harassment-free venture capital industry.

Opportunities for Engagement

VC Firms
#MovingForward helps VC firms shape and publish policies related to harassment and discrimination that apply to third-parties like entrepreneurs. We currently partner with 150 venture capital firms in 23 countries. Joining is easy: we help you create the required materials for free. Visit venturemovingforward.org or email us via hello@venturemovingforward.org to learn more.

VC Professionals, Tech Professionals, and MBAs
Project #MovingForward is a social movement working to make policies in venture capital more inclusive and available. We’re run by an all-volunteer team of entrepreneurs, investors, and technologists, and we’re always recruiting new volunteers to join the movement. If you care about taking action on diversity & inclusion and connecting with VCs and entrepreneurs who share these values, you’d be a great fit. Email us via hello@venturemovingforward.org to learn more.

Entrepreneurs
Project #MovingForward is a social movement working to make policies in venture capital more inclusive and available. We built the first open source policy archive in VC, and we want to continue building tools that will be of use to entrepreneurs in their interactions with investors. If you have ideas of tools that would be helpful or want to join our mailing list to receive our updates, email us via hello@venturemovingforward.org.

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10,000+

high-growth startups—across all 50 states and DC—raised venture funding in 2019 to build and grow their businesses.

42%

of all U.S. IPOs from 1974 to 2015 were venture-backed companies, representing 63% of the market capitalization and 85% of R&D.

2.9 million

is the average net jobs created annually between 1980 and 2010 by high-growth startups, which account for ~50% of gross jobs created in the U.S.

1,300+

U.S. venture firms are active today, managing an aggregate of $444 billion in assets.