CASE Chat: Building a more inclusive social entrepreneurship space with Camelback Ventures’ Aaron Walker

Aaron Walker Camelback

July 2017

This month’s CASE Chat features Aaron Walker, Founder and CEO of Camelback Ventures. Camelback Ventures was started with the mission of connecting underrepresented minorities in the entrepreneurial space with the coaching, connections, and access to capital needed to succeed in their social ventures. Based in New Orleans, has helped over 30 social entrepreneurs scale their impact, with Fellows being featured in Forbes 30 Under 30 and raising over $5 million in capital since entering the fellowship program.

Learn Aaron’s vision for building a more inclusive entrepreneurial space and how investors can do more to support minority entrepreneurs in this month’s CASE Chat:

About Aaron Walker:

Aaron Walker first became involved with the social impact space when he joined Teach for America and taught high school English in Philadelphia. After his time with Teach for America, he went to law school with the hope of learning more about what it would take to address the systemic issues that lead to economic inequality in the United States. Eventually Aaron went on to found Camelback Ventures, beginning with the goal of increasing the number of women and people of color in social innovation and education. Learn more about Aaron here.

About Camelback Ventures:

Camelback Ventures aims to address the inequities of entrepreneurship by providing coaching, capital, and connections to underrepresented entrepreneurs. They work with social impact innovators through a fellowship program with the ultimate goal of creating great schools and prosperous, livable communities for all families. Learn more about Camelback here.

About CASE Chats:

The CASE Chats video series features the movers and shakers in the field of social entrepreneurship sharing their insights on tri-sector leadership, impact investing, social ventures, and more.  View the all the CASE Chats here.