The Dear Mama Fund, founded by Alicia Hanf, is more than just a venture capital and private equity fund: it's a financial commitment to support diversity on the startup scene. The fund provides the financial support and social capital needed to uplift a community of BIPOC and female entrepreneurs. The NextPlay x Dear Mama t-shirt allows you to show your support for entrepreneurial diversity with your fashion sense and your pocketbook.
Venture capitalist Alicia Hanf has built her career around translating the energy, discipline, and determination she gained during her 6 years in the US army into a successful career. From motivational speaking to start up advising, Alicia has focused on developing risk taking brands that leverage authenticity. Watch Alicia's episode of NextPlay, where she talks about her experiences as a startup strategist, and the ways that the Dear Mama Fund is elevating a new generation of entrepreneurs of color.