WATCH: BMV founding member Shawn Williams moderates HubSpot panel

Alfred Duncan

Black Men Ventures founding member Shawn Williams recently represented BMV at HubSpot, serving as moderator for a panel discussion entitled Disrupting the VC World.

Williams facilitated a discussion with Backstage Capital’s Arlan Hamilton, Impact X Capital’s Yvonne Bajela and Nicole Crentsil of ADA Ventures and Black Girl Fest. The conversation was sponsored by Black@Inbound Community, a HubSpot initiative that creates space for Black business professionals to connect. HubSpot CEO and co-founder Brian Halligan has spoken openly about HubSpot’s commitment to both dismantling systemic racism and supporting Black-owned businesses.

You can watch the conversation here.

 

ABOUT SHAWN WILLIAMS: Shawn C. Williams, President of Fortis Mortgage, is the son of a single mother, a husband, father and a relationship builder. In over 15 years, he has overseen more than $2.5 billion in mortgage loans and helped thousands of families fulfill their home ownership dreams. Prior to founding Fortis Mortgage, Shawn held key leadership positions in regional and national companies, where he was responsible for overseeing mortgage banking activities for the company’s network of retail branches.