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Lolita Taub        

Latina Tech Venture Capitalist; Co-Founder & General Partner at The Community Fund; Advocate for Diversity in Tech

Lolita Taub is the co-founder and general partner at The Community Fund acting interim head of sales at Catalyte, a workforce data science company that uses artificial intelligence to identify individuals, regardless of background, who have the innate potential and cognitive ability to be great software developers.

Taub’s interests lie at the intersection of AI and business. She has interviewed investors, founders and experts in the field, written an Enterprise AI series on Huffington Post, given a TEDx talk on Raising AI and was featured in Forbes' article "Why We Need More Women Taking Part In The AI Revolution."

Outside of Catalyte, she is a current Venture Partner at NexGen and LP at Portfolia’s Enterprise Fund; and a former VC at Backstage Capital and K Fund. Prior to her career in venture capital, Taub spent nearly a decade in B2B tech, consulting and selling solutions to enterprises cross-industry at IBM, Cisco Systems, Silicon Valley, and NYC startups.

In 2020, Taub co-founded The Community Fund, a $5 million early-stage fund that invests in community-driven companies.

Taub holds a bachelor's degree in international relations from the University of Southern California and an MBA with an emphasis in tech and venture capital from the IE Business School.

Taub, her husband, and their Dachshund mix, Choco, live in San Diego.

Speech Topics


Diversity in Tech

Lolita shares why girls, women, and people of color need to break into tech and how to do it.

Future of Work

Lolita discusses the tech talent supply problem the business world is facing and how to address it through upskilling underestimated and underrepresented members of society.

Artificial Intelligence

Lolita talks about AI’s ability to amplify or reduce bias in talent, products, and services.

Venture Capital

Lolita explains how high-returns will be achieved by increasing the number of dollars going into companies and funds led by underestimated founders.

News


Meet The Latinx Investor Moving The Needle For Underrepresented ...

Lolita Taub is a co-founder and General Partner at The Community Fund and a very vocal advocate for the rights of underestimated investors and founders in the  ...

How (And Why) To Make Venture Funding More Equitable

Lolita Taub, co-founder and general partner at The Community Fund, shared: " Many investors believe in the old trope of 'if you can't get a warm intro to me, then  ...

Black Woman-Founded App Development Platform Tequity Wins ...

Judged by Jewel Burks Solomon, managing partner at Collab Capital, Lolita Taub, cofounder and general partner at the Community Fund, and Jenny Fielding , ...

How To Support Black Entrepreneurs: Hire And Wire

Lolita Taub, Chief of Staff at Catalyte and Venture Partner at NextGen Venture Partners, puts it this way, “Investing is about taking risks to gain returns. And so, I  ...

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