Much work remains for the beauty investment landscape to be more inclusive.
Despite progress in recent years toward gender diversification, venture capital firms’ highest ranks remain largely homogenous.
I personally don’t know of any Black woman on the growth equity side in the beauty space.
It’s OK to be disruptive.”In interviews conducted by WWD with brand founders who received investment, access emerged as the top challenge they faced.
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