58 min

Rodney Appiah at Cornerstone Partners Associated

    • Business

In this episode Rodney unpacks journey in VC and Growth Equity including his start in investment banking pre the financial crisis, building BGF (the UK government's Private Equity fund), and becoming a Partner at the Foresight Group and building their minority investment business. We also discuss the trials and tribulations of starting Cornerstone, his own fund focused on diverse founders, why he doesn't believe in the pipeline problem, and the returns opportunity they see in investing in these underserved teams.

In this episode Rodney unpacks journey in VC and Growth Equity including his start in investment banking pre the financial crisis, building BGF (the UK government's Private Equity fund), and becoming a Partner at the Foresight Group and building their minority investment business. We also discuss the trials and tribulations of starting Cornerstone, his own fund focused on diverse founders, why he doesn't believe in the pipeline problem, and the returns opportunity they see in investing in these underserved teams.

58 min

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