Kanyi Maqubela is a partner at Collaborative Fund, an early-stage venture capital firm headquartered in New York. The firm invests in consumer brands pushing the world forward. Collaborative Fund has backed such companies as Lyft, Hopscotch, Genius, Blue Bottle, Kickstarter, Sweetgreen and Skillshare.
Before Collaborative Fund, Kanyi was a founder and an operator in internet technology in the Silicon Valley, where he lived for over a decade. Kanyi has mentored for Code2040 and was a member of the teaching team at the d.school at Stanford University, where he studied Philosophy.