Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... San Francisco, Califo..., United States
$55100000 (Later stage VC)
$8540000 (Early stage VC)
• SoLo Funds:
$10000000 (Series A)
$15000000 (Series A)
$40000000 (Series A)
$3000000 (Venture Round)
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• The Pill Club:
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• Cue Inc.:
• Wag Labs Inc.:
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San Francisco, California - San Francisco, California investing in founders with disruptive business models that can capitalize on current platforms, as well as those founders that are building breakthrough technologies for emerging n, United States
Venture Capitalist | Managing Partner at SoGal Ventures
*** Startup pitch decks, press inquiries, and speaking requests can be sent directly to Elizabeth@sogalventures.com ***
Elizabeth is the co-founder and Managing Partner of two start-up venture capital firms, SoGal Ventures and A-Level Capital, which have collectively advised and invested in over 90 startups.
Elizabeth is also Co-President of the SoGal Foundation, a non-profit on the mission to redefine the next generation of diverse founders and funders through a global chapter community education model with SoGal Chapters in over 50 cities across 6 continents.
Elizabeth and her SoGal Ventures business partner Pocket Sun have been featured in numerous online, print, and video publications including: New York Times, WSJ, Fortune, Forbes, CNBC, BBC World News, Financial Times. Fast Company, Inc., Entrepreneur, SWAAY, The Straits Times, Channel News Asia, The Business Times, Sina, CrunchBase News, etc.
Elizabeth has received the honor of being recognized as Entrepreneur Magazine's 100 Most Powerful Women, Forbes 30U30 in Venture Capital, JP Morgan Diversity Champion Award, TechWeek 100 Innovative Investor, and NYC 33U33.
Additionally, Elizabeth is involved in innovation through her roles as:
-Faculty member at the School of Visual Arts MFA Products of Design graduate program
-Global keynote speaker on the topics of venture capital, cross-border business, diversity and inclusion, and venture design
Prior to graduate studies, as a Strategy and Operations Consultant at Deloitte Consulting, Elizabeth focused her attention on developing long-term strategy for a variety of large healthcare clients. She contributed to business development efforts leading to over $200M of new work.
Elizabeth is a proud alumnus of Georgetown University, London School of Economics, Johns Hopkins University & Maryland Institute College of Art.
LLR Partners is a private equity firm managing over $2 billion. LLR Partners invests in Business Services, Consumer Services, Education, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Security & Government, and IT Services & Software. The firm provides growth capital for the following situations: Growth, Acquisitions, Buyouts, and Recapitalizations. LLR Partners provides capital to companies that have revenues of $10 million to $150 million, seeking to invest between $15 million and $100 million of equity per transaction. LLR will invest in businesses throughout the country, but the firm's primary geographic focus is the Mid-Atlantic and Eastern United States. LLR is currently investing out of its $800 million 3rd fund.
Saas/B2B/Enterprise Software, Connected Devices (consumer and industrial), B2B/B2C Marketplaces,... and then what other people consider crazy in frontier tech: AI, AR/VR, SpaceTech, Robotics, Autonomous infrastructure,..
Not Interested In
Pureplay consumer apps that may never build a business, gaming, e-commerce, travel, crypto
Fritz Lanman serves as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at ClassPass. He serves as Advisor & Investor at LifeQ. He is the Co-Founder at Acequia Capital. He was also a Co-Founder and served as an Executive Chairman at Doppler Labs. He is a Co-Founder and Chairman at Verst. Lanman is a former Microsofter who has gone on to angel invest in companies like Wish, Pinterest, and Square. He served as the Executive Chairman at ClassPass. His primary focus is product development, engineering and recruiting. He is also Cofounder of DWNLD, a platform for building native mobile apps and Director of ClassPass, a monthly fitness membership program. Previously, Fritz founded Livestar, a recommendation app acquired by Pinterest. In addition to his operating roles, he is an angel investor in Square, Pinterest, ClassPass, Wish, Teespring and many other technology startups. Previously, he was a corporate strategy executive at Microsoft. He is the Co-Founder at Acequia Capital.
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Experienced Business Development Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Strong business development professional with a Master of Accounting focused in International business & Accounting from Deakin University.
Jay Katarincic is a Managing Director of Draper Triangle Ventures.
Director at Carnegie Learning, BodyMedia (Chairman), BitArmor Systems, CardioInsight, Co-eXprise & CH Mack
Former Associate at Skadden Arps and V.P. of Corporate Development for large privately-held diversified holding company
Serves on the board of the Pittsburgh Technology Council, 3RiversConnect and The Children’s Institute; previosly served on the boards of the Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association and Shady Side Academy.
B.A. in Economics from the College of the Holy Cross; JD/MSIA joint degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Law and the Carnegie Mellon University Graduate School of Industrial Administration
Sean Black is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Knock. He also served as Investor and Advisor at Correlation Ventures. He is the Investor and Advisor at Peach. He was the Founder and served as Chief Executive Officer at SalesCrunch. From 2005 to 2010, Sean was a Co-Founder and founding VP, Sales at Trulia, where he was part of the founding team that built Trulia into what is now the second largest consumer real estate site in the US. The three sales teams started under Sean's leadership now account for 250+ of Trulia's 500+ employees and led Trulia to profitability in 2010, despite the worst real estate market and recession in 20 years. Before reaching profitability, Trulia raised over $33M from prominent investors including Sequoia Capital and Accel Partners, investors in Google, Yahoo, LinkedIn, Facebook & Apple. Before Trulia, Sean was Vice President, Sales at The Corcoran Group, the large real estate firm in New York. In 2000, Sean started online auto insurance portal Everymile.com while in business school. In 1999, Sean sold his first business Europro, a $3.5M nutrition supplement company in Europe. Between 1997 and 1999, Sean developed new business & investment opportunities for the Franciscans at the Vatican in Rome. Sean received his MBA with a concentration in Entrepreneurship from Babson College. Sean's business plan for Everymile was one of five out of 20 to be awarded office space in the Babson business hatchery. Sean received his Bachelors in Business from The Pennsylvania State University.
Copenhagen, Denmark - San Francisco, California investing in founders with disruptive business models that can capitalize on current platforms, as well as those founders that are building breakthrough technologies for emerging new pl, Denmark
Village Capital is a nonprofit that operates business accelerator programs for game-changing entrepreneurs worldwide. Village Capital also operates an affiliated investment fund that invests capital using a unique peer selection model where the entrepreneurs themselves choose who will receive catalytic funding in their cohort. Village Capital recruits entrepreneurs focused on innovation in a particular geographic area (e.g. Brazil, New Orleans, East Africa) or a specific sector (e.g. mobile, energy, education). A select group of approximately 15 entrepreneurs goes through a 12-week program focused on building their businesses. The curriculum covers: (1) customer discovery/development, (2) team-building, (3) product refinement, (4) financials, and (5) scaling and impact, and (6) exit strategy. At the end of the program, the entrepreneurs vote on the top ventures to receive Village Capital's pre-committed capital. In the past four years, Village Capital has launched seventeen programs worldwide, supporting over 275 entrepreneurs. Participants have raised $30 million, created over 5,000 jobs, and served 4 million customers.