Is this the ideal time to invest in startups, as one panelist believes? How will the entrepreneurial ecosystem of tech be changed by Covid-19, and by the latest crisis surrounding police violence and racism? Is a fundamentally different environment for investing emerging? What next for venture capital?


  • Alfred Chuang is a general partner at Race Capital. Recognized by Andreessen Horowitz as the Silicon Valley CEO’s CEO, Alfred Chuang an accomplished entrepreneur and venture investor. Known for being the co-founder and CEO of BEA Systems, Alfred led BEA Systems to its acquisition by Oracle for $8.5 billion. 
  • Karin Klein is a founding partner at Bloomberg Beta, Bloomberg’s venture firm that invests in early-stage tech companies that make business work better. She is recognized as a top venture capitalist — TechWeek’s 100, Silicon Alley’s 100, New York Business Journal’s leading “Women of Influence”– and is a consistently trusted partner to some of New York’s most successful startups