Venturing in VC
Venturing in VC
Feb 3, 2022
Investing in Overlooked Founders with Janine Sickmeyer
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Janine Sickmeyer (@myfriendjanine) is the Co-founder and General Partner at Overlooked Ventures, a $50M venture fund investing in early-stage companies with one or more historically ignored founder(s). Janine is an experienced entrepreneur: founding a legal SaaS app, NextChapter for 6 years until it was acquired in September 2019 (while having four kids!). She understands the challenges women entrepreneurs face and how to overcome them and because of that, she has dedicated the past few years to investing and mentoring overlooked founders, making nine total investments in companies with mostly Black, Latinx, and women founders.

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