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Table Stakes

Table Stakes is an initiative by @cartainc highlighting the gap in equity among underrepresented groups at venture-backed companies.

Joined on 14 August, 2019

https://tablestakes.com/

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We had to spend a lot of time educating investors on the demographic – how and where they spend their money. It took a year and a half of pop-up shops throughout the U.S. to even show proof of concept. – Piersten Gaines on raising capital for @_pressedroots

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Women – when given the opportunity – can make the world a healthier and happier place. -- Rachel Drori, CEO of @dlyharvest at #TableStakes2020

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Necessity is the mother of innovation. That’s why we are seeing so much innovation happen throughout times of struggle. -- Reshma Chamberlain, co-founder of @summersalt at #TableStakes2020

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Invest in people of color. Black women are the most founded and the least funded. With them you will find the most ripe talent that is ready to be tapped. --@ArianSimone, Fearless Fund GP at #TableStakes2020

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There’s money on the table and there’s so much opportunity there. – @lolitataub on investing in underestimated founders & communities at #TableStakes2020

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Diversity is a strategic imperative for us. Without it there’s no way we can build a leading business. -- Stephanie Cohen, Head of Strategy at Goldman Sachs at #TableStakes2020

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The pandemic is going to do more for women in senior positions – the reason this is accelerated by the pandemic is because a new way of working has become accepted. -- @Jenn_RTR, CEO of @RenttheRunway at #TableStakes2020

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Equity value is often associated with the funding stage that an employee joins a company. Yet only 21% of Black startup employees joined at the series A and most are likely to join startups in later growth stages. Let’s fix the gap. Get more stats:

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Thank you to the 3,000+ people who attended #TableStakes2020! The day was packed with wisdom from more than 30 leaders on how to make fair equity table stakes. In case you missed it, insights from each of the 11 talks will be posted on soon!

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Replying to @TheBridgeSF: Seeing @serenawilliams at @tablestakes today was simply a highlight for us, she is an SUCH inspiration to all women on so…

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Replying to @SophiaPlattSF: @TheBridgeSF @serenawilliams @tablestakes @cartainc So inspired by @serenawilliams what a powerful and candid conversati…

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@TheBridgeSF @serenawilliams @tablestakes @cartainc So inspired by @serenawilliams what a powerful and candid conversation! Great job @tablestakes for putting together an incredible event!

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Seeing @serenawilliams at @tablestakes today was simply a highlight for us, she is an SUCH inspiration to all women on so many levels. Her entrepreneurial journey started growing her tennis game. Today she takes those lessons and incorporates them in entrepreneurship. @cartainc

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Replying to @KatieS: ☀️ Bright spot of 2020: interviewing @andre, a tremendous athlete, author, investor and human! Thank you for giving @MoxxieVent

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"I think athletes are starting to understand what we bring to the table outside of playing basketball.” - @andre on getting into investing at #TableStakes2020

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☀️ Bright spot of 2020: interviewing @andre, a tremendous athlete, author, investor and human! Thank you for giving @MoxxieVentures this honor, @andre @jane_eliz_alex @cartainc and @tablestakes!

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Historically, equity ownership has been concentrated in Silicon Valley. COVID-19 and a shift to remote work present an opportunity for startups to diversify talent locations and, in turn, move equity ownership outside of urban tech hubs. Learn more:

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Replying to @jstraus: Kicking of our Path to GP panel at @tablestakes with @smc90 @karanortman @conniechan @RTysonClark, I can't wait to hear these…

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"Take care of your health, take care of your wealth" -- @alexavontobel at #TableStakes2020

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Replying to @jstraus: "Tell your story; build in public," from @lolitataub at @tablestakes on building a genuine, generous & scalable brand, which s…

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Kicking of our Path to GP panel at @tablestakes with @smc90 @karanortman @conniechan @RTysonClark, I can't wait to hear these incredible investors share their journeys

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"Tell your story; build in public," from @lolitataub at @tablestakes on building a genuine, generous & scalable brand, which she has done so well with @thecommunityvc

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Table Stakes 2020 is coming December 9th! 🎉This year's report will include an analysis of equity distribution by race and ethnicity as well as by gender.

The event is free and open to all, register here:

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