Megan Holston-Alexander is a partner at Andreessen Horowitz where she leads the firm’s Cultural Leadership Fund (CLF). CLF connects the world’s greatest cultural leaders to the best new technology companies and engages, empowers and elevates Black builders and creators on their journey towards excellence in the technology industry.
Launched in 2018, CLF I was Silicon Valley’s first venture capital fund consisting of 100% African American Limited Partners. To date, CLF has invested in more than 300 startups at the intersection of culture and innovation across industries including consumer, crypto, enterprise, fintech, and healthcare/biotech. In turn, 100% of the management fees and carry associated with the fund are donated to non-profit organizations that share CLF’s mission of advancing more African Americans in technology. Megan also oversees the CLF Talent Network which connects Black professionals to opportunities in the technology industry.
Megan cofounded When Founder Met Funder, an annual conference focused on connecting Black female entrepreneurs with peers and investors for networking and fundraising support.
Megan earned a BA from Clark Atlanta University and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she relaunched the Black Business Conference after a 10+ year hiatus. She currently serves on the boards of three nonprofits — All Stars Helping Kits, HBCUvc, and The Hidden Genius Project.