State of Black Venture

BLCK VC, in partnership with Silicon Valley Bank, is proud to share the inaugural State of Black Venture report. They surveyed our community and collated industry data to set a baseline against which they can measure future progress toward equitable representation.

Key Findings: 

  • The number of Black partners is increasing: 27% of Black partners launched new funds within the past two years.
  • Black fund managers face fundraising & investing obstacles raising funds that are 46% smaller than the industry average.
  • Black partners have an outsized positive impact with over 50% hiring and mentoring other Black venture investors.
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