The following is an excerpt on leadership from "Build the Damn Thing: How to Start a Successful Business If You're Not a Rich White Guy" by Kathryn Finney. Copyright 2022 by Portfolio. Don’t wait...
Kathryn Finney is the managing general partner and founder of Genius Guild, a $20M venture fund; the founder of digitalundivided, a tech incubator for underrepresented women and the founder of The Doonie Fund, a micro investment fund for Black-women owned businesses. Genius Guild invests millions into startups with at least 50% Black ownership. A graduate of Yale University, Finney has made it her life’s work to invest in BIPOC-founded companies.