• Team

    We draw venture investment, operating and philanthropic experience from our core team plus the talents and knowledge across HIP leadership, our Investment Committee and external Venture Advisors.

    Jorge M. Calderon

    Managing Director,

    Inicio Ventures

    Shadie Ellington

    Venture Associate, Inicio Ventures

    Jacob Lefker

    Principal, Inicio Ventures

    Monica Martens

    Principal, Inicio Ventures

  • Related Leadership and Advisors

    Ana Marie Argilagos

    President & CEO,

    Hispanics in Philanthropy

    Founding Leader, interDuctus

    Senior Fellow, Brookings Institute

    Partner &

    Chair of SEC Practice, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

    Senior Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

    President, Arcos Communications

    Executive Director, Roy & Patricia Disney Family Foundation

    HIP Investment Committee |

    Director, Knight Foundation

    HIP Investment Committee |

    Economic Opportunity Lead, Google.org

    Founder-Investor, East Los Capital

    Senior VP, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

    CEO & President, Cleveland Foundation

    Partner, Bridges Fund Management

    Founder & Managing Partner, Investors of Color Network