The Female VC Lab showcases the journeys of female investors. We're sitting down with Female VCs and Investors to talk about their funds, how they invest, how they make an impact, and their vision for the future.
E042: Maggie Vo: Fuel Venture Capital
Fuel Venture Capital is committed to propelling groundbreaking ideas into world-changing companies and democratizing access to the creative economy to shape the future of society. The firm's "founder focused, investor driven" approach is led by a core team with more than 60 years of combined experience in investment banking, wealth management, executive leadership and entrepreneurship. The fund boasts a portfolio of 31 companies based around the globe across numerous sectors, bringing positive impact to virtually all corners of our modern economy.
E041: Gale Wilkinson: Vitalize VC
Gale Wilkinson is the founder and Managing Partner at Vitalize, a seed fund and angel community investing in future of work + learning software. Previously, Wilkinson founded IrishAngels, one of the largest angel groups in the country. Gale has led $65M+ in early stage deals across 80+ portfolio companies. Her experience prior to VC includes founding two failed startups, consulting for new product launches with Nielsen, and strategy with Orbitz.
E040: Minnie Ingersoll: TenOneTen
TenOneTen is an early stage venture fund based in LA investing in software and data companies. We are techies and like companies with technical differentiation.
E039: Courtney McCrea: Recast Capital
Recast Capital is a 100% women-owned venture capital platform that invests in and supports top-tier emerging fund managers, with a focus on diverse partnerships. The platform includes two offerings: 1) a fund investment strategy providing LPs diversified exposure to emerging managers and 2) a tuition-free educational program for GPs.
E038: Xiao Jean Chen: Venture Pole
VenturePole is an AI-powered venture investment platform and venture capital firm.
Our platform is armed with smart tools like our Investment Risk Rating, that uses machine learning to predict startup survival, alongside our Valuation Calculator and Company Strength & Weakness Analysis. Our tools are unbiased and factor in the diversity surplus, as well as help startups fundraise easier and investors make better investments faster.
VenturePole is the official partner of HealthInc, the health tech accelerator of Startupbootcamp.
E037: Lavanya Bhamidipati: InHealth Ventures
InHealth Ventures is a London based, health-tech focused, early stage, transatlantic fund which backs founders who are on a mission to solve painful, pervasive healthcare challenges. Through its link to the InHealth Group (the UK’s largest specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions), the team has a breadth of commercial and operational experience that allows them to support portfolio companies across R&D, go-to-market, and regulatory strategy.