Not too long ago, companies in deep tech and healthcare were often overlooked for funding in favor of companies focused on consumer products and business innovation.
Lu Zhang, Founder & Managing Partner of Fusion Fund, has worked to change that. As a solo founder of a medical device company, she has a unique perspective on how to lead a deep tech/healthcare company to a successful exit.
Special guest host Jeff Burkland, Founder & CEO of Burkland, returns to chat with Lu about her experience as a startup founder, how her fund chooses companies to support, and her quest to bring more female and minority voices into businesses and startups.
- Why Fusion Fund focuses on tech and timing in early stage investments
- How Lu leverages a CXO network for funding decisions
- The benefits of fostering cognitive diversity on your team
- Initiatives to empower female leadership in the boardroom