April 27, 2022

05 - Neal Sáles-Griffin, Managing Director of Techstars Chicago talks Venture Capital & Investing in Underrepresented Founders

05 - Neal Sáles-Griffin, Managing Director of Techstars Chicago talks Venture Capital & Investing in Underrepresented Founders

Techstars Chicago Managing Director Neal Sales-Griffin on venture capital and investing in Black founders.


Neal Sáles-Griffin is an entrepreneur, teacher, and non-profit leader. He co-founded the first beginner-focused in-person coding bootcamp, and most recently ran for mayor of Chicago. He's currently the Managing Director of Techstars Chicago Powered by J.P. Morgan and the Techstars Chicago Accelerator, and is an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University's McCormick School of Engineering where he teaches entrepreneurship. On this episode we speak about the color of entrepreneurship, investing in Black women, and other underrepresented founders.