Lightship Capital partner Candice Brackeen to speak at virtual student forum

January 28, 2021


Candice Brackeen, general partner at Lightship Capital, a Cincinnati-based venture capital firm, will be the featured speaker at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3 as part of a virtual forum sponsored by CincyTech.


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Brackeen was named one of the Wall Street Journal’s “Women to Watch” in 2020. As a rare Black woman founder in the tech startup space, Brackeen will share unique challenges and insights on investing and starting a business. She is also the founder of Hillman Accelerator – the first accelerator program in the Midwest providing support exclusively to underrepresented tech-driven startups.


CincyTech Senior Marketing Manager and former Enquirer Columnist, Byron McCauley, will serve as host for the event.