Diane Yoo

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Diane Yoo founded Medingenii Capital in July 2019, with the mission to advance healthcare by cultivating companies with innovative products and technology. She is a results-driven entrepreneur, venture capitalist and angel investor with more than 15 years of experience in company acquisitions, expansions and turnarounds who is fiercely dedicated to delivering exceptional results. Her mission is to effectively utilize her network, community leadership and professional expertise to help elevate women and diverse entrepreneurs.
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How Venture Capitalist Diane Yoo Chooses Her Startup Investments

With so many entrepreneurs and startup ventures seeking investment opportunities, it’s crucial that venture capitalists (VCs) create a list of criteria they want their potential investments to meet. Of course, every VC dreams of investing in a business that can grow into a billion-dollar unicorn company, but these instances are few and far between. As...
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The Venture Capital Diversity Gap and Why It Matters

Despite the growth in awarded venture capital (VC) funds, a staggering disparity remains between the amount of total VC funds invested in entrepreneurs and the portion of those funds invested in ventures founded and/or led by women—particularly women of color. The dream of virtually every entrepreneur, regardless of their innovation or industry, is to land...
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Why Investing in Minority-Owned Startups is Key to Unlocking Innovation

Despite being a critical force in the future of the U.S. economy, people of color are disproportionately hurt by lack of access to capital. While diversity and inclusion initiatives are en vogue in Silicon Valley, the reality is that access to funding remains a tightly-guarded gateway to success — and venture capitalists today are missing...