Measuring Our Impact


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Economic Impact on Closing the Wealth Gap

Program Impact & Stories

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Colorwave's fellowship often gives participants the knowledge, confidence, and network to pursue a career at venture-backed startups. Learn how the fellowship and our industry network helped Marissa land her first role at a startup.

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Underrepresented fund managers manage less than 2% of assets globally. Hear about how Octavio is leading the charge to change the face of venture investing and broaden acess to capital to both investors and founders from overlooked communities.

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We see entrepreneurship as a vessel to unlocking greater agency in one's career and economic freedom. Hear how Alex gained inspiration from his time in our fellowship and support as an alumni to become an early-stage founder.

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Annual Impact Reports

Check out our annual impact reports to learn
more about our impact on broadening access and helping close key social capital and wealth gaps within the innovation economy.

2023 Report

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2022 Report

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2021 Report

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Colorwave is an independent 501(c)(3) organization.