Episode 1

Lolita Taub Itches to Make her Mark on Venture Capital

On December 2, 2021, 500 Global convened the global venture capital community in Miami to its PreMoney 2021 conference for an interactive experience at the nexus of culture, technology, investment and global finance.

Picture courtesy of Lolita Taub

Shereen Abdulla

Podcast Host

Published

14.12.21

On December 2, 2021, 500 Global convened the global venture capital community in Miami to its PreMoney 2021 conference to talk about the future of private capital.  

Lolita Taub shared with us her journey as a Latina trying to break into venture capital, as part of a panel on emerging VCs, especially from underrepresented backgrounds. Lolita wears multiple hats. She’s a VP of corporate development at a software engineering services company, but her passion lies in investing in what she calls community-driven companies as a co-founder and GP at the Community Fund.

You can listen to Lolita on our podcast Rise of the Next, where she talks about what drove her into venture capital and her investment approach. 

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Shereen Abdulla

Podcast Host

Shereen Abdulla has more than 12 years of experience in innovation management and entrepreneurship in the financial and tech industries. She has helped foster startup ecosystems across the Middle East to bring together founders, investors, corporations and government entities, and consulted on corporate innovation. Shereen holds a BSc from the London School of Economics and an Executive MSc from Columbia University.

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