Every time we put together a group of VCs for Startup Runway, we qualify the investors we invite.

Judging Startup Runway is not just for any investor. Our mission in introducing top, competitively selected underrepresented founders to their first investor. That means we are looking for judges who:

  1. Write first checks as experienced investors
  2. Have impeccable founder references
  3. Have a track record of investing with inclusion

We could not be more excited about the judges of the 10th Startup Runway Showcase, below. Our finalists will enjoy their mentorship and their feedback on their pitches:


And you can ask them questions too! Sign up to attend Startup Runway on Nov 18.