A partner at Kapor Capital, Brian Dixon is one of the first and youngest African American partners at a Silicon Valley venture capital firm.
He is committed to making sure entrepreneurs of all backgrounds have access to advice and capital for their businesses to succeed.
Brian joined Kapor Capital as an intern and worked his way up to partners over the past 10 years. He is a Kauffman Fellow, a Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) Fellow, and a two-time founder of tech startups.
Brian has shared his investment experience on more than 50 stages, delivering presentations at TechCrunch Disrupt, SXSW, and SOCAP, among other events and gatherings. He has also been featured on NPR, and his achievements have been recognized by a number of organizations, including Business Insider, which named him one of the 46 Most Important African Americans in Technology in 2014.
He has an MBA from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and a bachelor’s degree in computer and information science from Northeastern University.