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4 - 6 June 2024
Vienna House by Wyndham Andel’s BerlinBerlin

Johannes Lenhard
Affiliate lecturer and researcher, University of Cambridge & Co-Director at VentureESG


Dr Johannes Lenhard is an ethnographer of venture capital and homelessness and lectures and conducts research at the University of Cambridge; he is an affiliate of the Minderoo Center for Technology and Democracy and a By-Fellow at St Edmunds College. Having worked towards a better understanding of survival practices of homeless people in London and Paris for his PhD culminating in the publication of ‘Making Better Lives', his current research is focused on the ethics of venture capital investors. He recently published a book on DEI in VC and tech ‘Better Venture’. Lenhard also writes regularly for journalistic outlets, such as Techcrunch, Prospect, Sifted, Aeon, the Conversation and Crunchbase.

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Agenda Sessions

  • ESG for LPs

  • Walking the talk: which DEI strategies work and what is still missing