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John Henry


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  • Austin, Texas, United States
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  • Entrepreneur,
  • Co-CEO,
  • Loop,
  • Investor,
  • Co-Founder and Former Partner,
  • Harlem Capital,
  • Former Host,
  • VICE TV’s ‘Hustle,’
  • Forbes 30 Under 30

John Henry is a Dominican-American entrepreneur and investor. Henry has been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30, Inc 30 Under 30, Adweek Creative 100, The Root 100, and Ebony Power 100 lists.

Born and raised in New York City, John’s path was a little different. He dropped out of college at 18, where he picked up a job as a doorman. He went on to start and sell his first business by 21. Henry later cofounded the Venture Capital firm Harlem Capital, raising $40M and making 20 investments in Women and Minority entrepreneurs before stepping down in 2020.

John Henry | Entrepreneur

Henry is also passionate about Media. Henry hosted the TV show ‘Hustle’ on VICELAND, Executive Produced by Alicia Keys and Marcus Samuelsson; and produced and hosted branded podcasts for brands like The Washington Post, Gimlet Media, WeWork, eBay, and Samsung.

Today Henry is the Cofounder and Co-CEO of Loop, an insurance technology company that leverages AI and data to create more fairly priced auto insurance products for all.

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Keynote Topics

In this speech, John Henry will share his personal story of how he went from working as a doorman to becoming a successful entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and Forbes 30 Under 30 recipient.


He will discuss the challenges he faced and the lessons he learned along the way. He will also talk about how his experience as a doorman helped him to develop the skills and mindset that would eventually lead to his success, and the key insights he has gained about entrepreneurship, leadership, and perseverance. 


Throughout the speech, John will provide practical advice and inspiration for anyone looking to start their own business, pursue their own entrepreneurial dreams, and overcome adversity.


The speech will be an inspiring and informative talk that will leave the audience with a greater appreciation of John’s journey.

In this thought-provoking and enlightening talk, John Henry explores the business case for investing in women and minorities.


He will share his insights on the benefits of diversity in venture capital, including increased innovation, better decision-making, and improved financial performance.


He will also discuss the challenges faced by underrepresented groups in the industry and provide practical solutions for creating a more inclusive ecosystem.


Whether you’re a seasoned investor, an entrepreneur, or just interested in the future of venture capital, this is a speech for anyone looking to build a more equitable and profitable future. John explains why investing in diversity is good business, not just good PR.

In this dynamic and informative talk, John Henry shares his hard-earned wisdom on the common startup issues faced by startup founders and small business owners.


Drawing from his experience as both a founder who has raised millions and a partner of a venture capital firm, he offers a unique perspective on the challenges of starting and scaling a business.


From fundraising to team building to navigating the ever-changing startup landscape, John shares insider secrets and practical strategies for success.


Whether you’re just starting out or looking to take your business to the next level, this is a must-see talk. Get ready to crack the code and turn your startup dreams into reality!



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