Raising VC in Silicon Valley as a female POC – TechCrunch
Raising VC in Silicon Valley as a female POC Squad founder and CEO Isa Watson shares the ups and downs of her unique pathAs the world grows increasingly digital, the craving for face-to-face connections is surging. People sometimes have the perception that being an alumni at a top U.S. university will mean they can go to Silicon Valley and just be “in,” Watson explains, but that’s not quite how it works. Once you’ve met with someone through an introduction, follow up: let them know how the meetings went and thank them again. “It’s like really, really intense relationship management, and it’s something that people with the highest EQ do best,” says Watson. “One thing that founders really, really underestimate is — is this person a good human being?