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Unshackled Ventures has $20M to invest exclusively in immigrant founders

Unshackled Ventures isn’t like other venture capital funds. The firm invests in immigrant founders and helps them secure visas so they can ditch their corporate job and launch the startup of their dreams. Today, Unshackled is announcing its sophomore fund of $20 million, topping its debut effort by $15.5 million. “The point is to take the burden off of founders because they are not immigration experts, they are experts at building satellites or extracting protein from plants,” Unshackled foundin...
Tags: Tech, Cisco, Silicon Valley, Andreessen Horowitz, Steve Case, Jyoti Bansal, Ame Cloud Ventures, Lily, Vance, Mehta, Nitin Pachisia, Manan Mehta, Bansal, Emerson Collective, National Foundation for American Policy, Prateek Joshi

Placing bets beyond the venture hubs of New York and Silicon Valley

Roy Bahat Contributor Share on Twitter Roy Bahat is the head of Bloomberg Beta. More posts by this contributor For founders and investors, it’s time for some ‘real talk’ about money Who will find the first silver unicorn? Shauntel Garvey Contributor Share on Twitter Shauntel Garvey is a co-founder and general partner ...
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White House Proposes Loosening Restrictions For Immigrant Entrepreneurs

The Obama administration plans to make it easier for immigrants to start or scale up businesses in the U.S., which matters a lot to the tech industry. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Nitin Pachisia, co-founder of Unshackled Ventures, a venture capital firm that exclusively funds immigrant entrepreneurs.
Tags: News, Obama, White House, Npr, Audie Cornish, Nitin Pachisia

Driving Growth Through Inclusive Entrepreneurship

This week we recognize August 4th as Startup Day Across America, a time to celebrate entrepreneurs and the jobs they create. It's also an opportunity to reflect on the challenges that our entrepreneurs face and explore solutions to allow the best and brightest minds to succeed. Our country's entrepreneurial spirit and innovative minds are the lifeblood of the American economy. Our country's entrepreneurial spirit and innovative minds are the lifeblood of the American economy. America's star...
Tags: Google, Texas, News, America, United States, Silicon Valley, Huffington Post, San Antonio, Castro, Procter Gamble, Joaquin Castro, Nitin Pachisia

Unshackled Is A New $3.5M Early Stage Fund That Looks A Lot Like An Accelerator

The idea of a startup studio, a hybrid between a VC fund and a coworking space and an accelerator, is becoming more and more popular. Today, yet another ‘startup studio’ is being announced by founders Nitin Pachisia and Manan Mehta, and they’re calling it the Unshackled Fund. The duo has put together $3.5 million in funding, as well as 50 of some of the most influential… Read More
Tags: Startups, TC, Venture Capital, Unshackled, Brad Feld, Nitin Pachisia, Manan Mehta