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14-16 June 2022
Hotel PalaceBerlin

Johannes Lenhard
Researcher and Lecturer at Max Planck Cambridge Centre for Ethics, Economy and Social Change


Johannes Lenhard is an ethnographer of venture capital and homelessness and lectures and conducts research at the University of Cambridge as Centre Coordinator of the Max Planck Centre Cambridge for the Study of Ethics, the Economy and Social Change. Having worked towards a better understanding of survival practices of homeless people in London and Paris for his PhD, he has in 2017 started a new research project on the ethics of venture capital investors. He is currently preparing the publication of his dissertation monograph as well as finalising a book on diversity and inclusion in VC and tech. His writing has appeared in academic peer-reviewed journals (e.g. EPD, City and Society, Housing Studies) as well as journalistic outlets, such as Techcrunch, Prospect, Sifted, Aeon, the Conversation and Crunchbase.

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Agenda Sessions

  • DEI in VC: what’s next?

  • DEI in VC: what do men need to do?

  • Measuring and monitoring ESG post-COP26: can we find harmony and are we asking for enough?