Women's Venture Capital Fund Forms Advisory Board
Advisors Represent Cross-Section of Venture Capitalists and Industry Leaders.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - The
Women's Venture Capital Fund (WVCF) is very pleased to announce the formation
of its Advisory Board comprised of venture capitalists on the West Coast and
select limited partners.
Enrique Godreau III is Co-Founder and Managing Director of GSharp Ventures and
Venture Partner with 9Mile Labs. He was formerly Co-Founder and Managing
Director of Voyager Capital, a Seattle-based venture capital firm.
Beth Horowitz is Board Member of HSBC Bank Canada and former CEO of Amex Bank
of Canada. She is also Member of Catalyst Canada Advisory Board and former
member of Amex's Global Diversity Council.
Michelle Lantow is Chief Administrative Officer for New Seasons Market. She
was formerly GAP's VP of Finance and Investor Relations and Corporate
Controller, President and CFO of lucy activewear, Inc. and CFO at McCormick
Beau Laskey is a former Managing Director at Steamboat Ventures, the venture
arm of the Walt Disney Company. He was previously Managing Director of EDF
Ventures, an early stage VC firm based in San Diego.
Susan Sigl is President and CEO of the Washington Technology Industry
Association. She was the Co-Founder and General Partner of SeaPoint Ventures,
a Seattle based VC firm, and past President of the Evergreen VC Association.
Reggie Van Lee is an Executive Vice President of Booz Allen Hamilton DC where
he leads the firm's federal and commercial health businesses and their
not-for-profit sectors. He is a Trustee of MIT and founding member of the
Clinton Global Initiative.
"The Women's Venture Capital Fund has identified a compelling market
opportunity to invest in early stage companies with good market traction and
the potential to scale in capital efficient ways," says Enrique Godreau III.
"I look forward to helping the Women's Venture Capital Fund and its portfolio
"We are honored to have such a distinguished group of Advisors who bring their
deep experiences and skills to the Women's Venture Capital Fund," says Monica
Dodi, Managing Director. "They're an integral part of our expanding ecosystem
to change the paradigm and invest in the best female entrepreneurs leading a
new generation of successful companies."
The Women's Venture Capital Fund invests in gender diverse teams leading
capital efficient companies in digital media and sustainable products and
services. The Fund targets early stage companies that demonstrate market
traction with high growth potential. This investment strategy – coupled with a
highly disciplined approach to sourcing, selecting, managing and exiting
investments -- now provides the potential for significant returns.
For more information visit http://www.womensvcfund.com
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