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Nilay talks with venture capitalist Arlan Hamilton, founder of VC fund Backstage Capital.

Show Notes

Nilay talks with venture capitalist Arlan Hamilton. Arlan founded VC fund Backstage Capital in 2015 and focuses on investing in “underestimated founders,” many of whom are people of color, women, and LGBTQ. They discuss the importance of representation in tech and business, how the VC world works, and why Arlan is hopeful about the future at Backstage.


CTRL-ALT-TALK; is a new show from ThinkAuthority about big ideas — and other problems. ThinkAuthority editor Nilay talks to a diverse cast of innovators and policymakers at the frontiers of business and technology to reveal how they’re navigating an ever-changing landscape, what keeps them up at night, and what it all means for our shared future.