RASHAUN L. WILLIAMS
CHAIR, INVESTMENT COMMITTEE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Rashaun Williams works with influencers as an investor, advisor and entrepreneur focused on consumer products, tech, media & entertainment companies. With over 100 investments under his belt and over 20 exits, Mr. Williams is currently a general partner in the MVP All-Star Fund which is a late stage tech fund. Previously he founded venture capital fund Queensbridge Venture Partners and boutique M&A firm VCap Investment Group. Over the last 15 years he has been primarily responsible for bringing capital to emerging, diverse and alternative markets while working at Wall Street firms such as Goldman Sachs, Wachovia Securities & Deutsche Bank. In 2007 he founded Dixsville Partners, a private equity fund investing in infrastructure development and mineral companies in West Africa. In 2014 he founded and raised capital for venture capital fund Queensbridge Venture Partners with partners including hip hop icon Nas. Mr. Williams has successfully started, invested in and exited several companies. With a passion for financial literacy and entrepreneurship Mr. Williams founded the Kemet Institute in 2001, a non-profit focused on providing free financial literacy, entrepreneurship and life skills classes to under-served communities and schools. In 2015 he was appointed to the Board of Trustees for Fisk University. He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi, Inc. and summa cum laude graduate of Morehouse College.