Josef Scarantino has spent nearly 20 years in entrepreneurship, innovation, & social impact. His wide experience has granted him a view from all sides of the venture journey, including web developer, startup founder & CEO, accelerator program director & educator, and fund operations manager & investor. Above all, Josef values his experience as a founder mentor and coach while standing as an avid advocate for inclusion and equity in entrepreneurship and venture capital. Read more...

June 1, 2022
How to Get Started Building a Network of Value

If you’re interested in becoming a founder, investor, or even just exploring the startup ecosystem hoping to find a role that fits like a glove, you’re going to need to build a network. Not just any network of random connections, but a network specifically curated to your interests, goals, and passions in life. Here's a plan for building your network intentionally.

May 13, 2022
Why Caring for the Whole Self is Critical in Achieving Inclusion & Equity

If entrepreneurship and venture capital are ever going to be environments where everyone will be able to fully participate, we need to start opening our eyes to the holistic needs of humans we interact with every single day.

April 25, 2022
From Notion Impact: Identity as a Social Investment Thesis

In the first article for the Notion Impact newsletter, I cover the role of identity in my overarching social investment thesis, breaking prototypes, finding your tribe, and discovering your superpower through vulnerability.

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