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Shila Nieves Burney

Shila Nieves Burney

General Partner, Zane Venture Fund
United States
Recognized as Atlanta's "50 on Fire" and UnSung Champion by Graham Walker, and featured on BloombergTV regarding bills that impact entrepreneurship, Shila spent 20+ years investing in marginalized communities through programs and services for large non profits organizations and the public education sector. Shila's super power is connecting with talent and building networks. Shila founded Zane Venture Fund, a seed fund that invests in underrepresented founders with the goal of closing the funding gap while generating high returns for investors. Shila also founded Zane Access which provides early-stage companies led by diverse teams access to cross-functional experts, resources, best practices and customized content critical to accelerating growth.