Rhode Island Inno: Brown Becomes First School To Launch Zane Venture Fund’s AccessU, Virtual Program For College Entrepreneurs

Brown University is located in Providence, Rhode Island, and a member of the Ivy League.

Brown University Prof. Banu Ozkazanc-Pan, who is also director of the Venture Capital Inclusion Lab, has for years studied the underfunding of women- and minority-led startups, trying to pinpoint the problems driving the disparity and figure out solutions.

So, when a mutual friend introduced her to Shila Nieves Burney, managing partner of the Atlanta-based Zane Venture Fund, which is dedicated to supporting the next generation of diverse entrepreneurs, the two had a lot to discuss.

View full article in Rhode Island Inno.

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