Investing in Founder Well-being: The Investor’s Perspective with Lisa Mikkelsen

Lisa Mikkelsen is a VC and a passionate advocate for founder mental health. In this interview she shares her view on investor support extending far beyond the bottom line.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LThDbTt3PDs

In this insightful interview, we sit down with Lisa Mikkelsen, a passionate advocate for founder mental health and leader of the human capital function at Flourish Ventures. Lisa shares her invaluable perspective on the responsibility investors have toward the well-being of their founders, emphasizing that support should extend far beyond financial investment.

Video Highlights:

  • ┬áThe Investor’s Responsibility: How investors can support founders’ mental health and why it matters
  • Effective Support Systems: Programs and initiatives that Flourish Ventures has implemented to aid founder well-being
  • Balancing High Expectations: How to manage the high expectations for financial returns while prioritizing mental health
  • Reducing Stigma: Practical steps investors can take to reduce the stigma around mental health and support founders
  • Communicating Boundaries: Advice on how founders can communicate their self-care needs to investors
  • Success Stories: Real-life examples of founders who have transformed their lives through improved mental health practices
Lisa Mikkelsen

Lisa Mikkelsen

Human Capital Flourish Ventures

Bio

Lisa leads the Human Capital efforts for Flourish Ventures, ensuring founders are "flourishing".

Lisa Mikkelsen

Human Capital Flourish Ventures

Bio

Lisa leads the Human Capital efforts for Flourish Ventures, ensuring founders are "flourishing".

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