More About Megan
Megan Holston-Alexander is a partner at Andreessen Horowitz where she leads the Cultural Leadership Fund (CLF), Silicon Valley’s first venture capital fund consisting exclusively of Black cultural leaders and organizations committed to Black wealth generation. Megan oversees CLF’s dual missions of connecting the world’s greatest cultural leaders including athletes, entertainers, musicians and C-level executives, to the best new technology companies and engaging and elevating African Americans in the technology industry.
Born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama, Megan graduated with 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. Megan also co-founded When Founder Met Funder, a conference focused on connecting Black female entrepreneurs with peers and investors for networking and fundraising support.
She currently serves on the board of THINK450, the partnership and innovation engine of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), the boards of three nonprofits, All Stars Helping Kids, HBCUvc, and The Hidden Genius Project, along with the advisory board of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). Megan previously served on the advisory committee of the 50 Fund, the philanthropic arm of Super Bowl 50. Megan enjoys spending her down time with her two boys, Holston and Jack, and truly believes you can’t beat a good spa day.
The New Creator Stack is a view of companies building new tools and technologies that support creativity and independence for artists, musicians, writers, and creators.
We are pleased to introduce you to some of the new, innovative organizations the a16z Cultural Leadership Fund works with every day to advance more African Americans into the tech industry.
Hear from a16z CLF's nonprofit partners and leaders about their organizations' work and why technology represents a meaningful opportunity to advance Black wealth generation.
The Cultural Leadership Fund (CLF) at a16z was founded to address gaps in access and equity for Black communities in technology. a16z found early on that when it came to what was considered “cool” or “fashionable...
As two Black women from Detroit and Montgomery, Alabama, we never thought we’d end up working in technology, let alone venture capital.