I. The Walker Rule in interviewing.
We pledge to apply "The Walker Rule," which calls for a committment to interviewing more than one woman, person of color and/or person who identifies as LGBTQ in interviewing of the fund’s founding team, investment professionals, venture partners, entrepreneurs-in-residence, advisors, staff and any other categories of people associated with the investment fund.


II. Workforce and portfolio diversity and transparency.
To the best of our abilities, we plege to transparency and will publicly self-report the firm's -- and its portfolio companies -- diversity metrics.


III. Commitment to inclusive workforce.
Inclusion is critical to the success of any organization. We pledge our commitment to building an inclusive workforce, workplace and organizational culture. We further commit that our policies and practices will reflect our commitment to inclusion.


IV. Commitment to pay equality.
We pledge to commit to compensate employees the same when they perform the same or similar job duties; equal pay for equal work. We further commit to pay equality including equity grants.


V. Unconscious-bias awareness and training throughout the organization.
Unconscious-bias awareness and training throughout the organization.


VI. A formal discrimination and harassment policy.
Create a formal discrimination and harassment policy and a process for anonymous reporting of workplace issues related to discrimination and harassment.


VII. Public commitment to the pledge.
Public commitment to the pledge.


VIII. Taking a self-defined percentage of pitch meetings.
Taking a self-defined percentage of pitch meetings, starting at 10%, from underrepresented founders and CEOs — including women, people of color and people who identify as LGBTQ.


IX. Committing to mentoring
Committing to mentoring underrepresented founders and CEOs, including women, people of color and people who identify as LGBTQ.


X. Encouraging portfolio companies.
Encouraging portfolio companies and their boards to take The Startup Diversity and Inclusion Pledge by including something similar to this language in all term sheets.