American Cities Rebuilding: Meet Arlan Hamilton of Backstage Capital

NJ Spotlight News | October 26, 2020 | Social

The live part of the American Cities Rebuilding virtual conference has ended, but NJ Spotlight News will continue to post recordings of its discussions and films in the coming days and weeks. The conference — held Oct. 15-16 and and hosted by WNET, NJTV and NJ Spotlight News — examined how cities in New Jersey and nationwide are faring during the COVID-19 pandemic and at a time of social unrest.

In this five-minute feature, Arlan Hamilton, the founder and managing partner of Backstage Capital, shares why she started a boutique venture fund, the business’ strategy and how investors have reacted to social justice protests.