25 Feb 20:00

Developing a Framework to Invest in Women

About this Event
Who you'll hear from:
Katie Palencsar is an investor at Anthemis Group where she leads the Female Innovators Lab in partnership with Barclays, focusing on investing in early stage financial technology businesses. Katie was also the founder and CEO of Unbound Concepts which was acquired by Certica Solutions. Katie has advised numerous startups and retired professional athletes on their investment opportunities, new business build-out and brand partnerships. An educator by training, she was the recipient of the Drexel University Educator of the Year Award and General Electric 99u Emerging Innovator Award. Katie is a passionate advocate for underrepresented founders, championing legislation, funding and support for emerging entrepreneurial talent.
Hanel Baveja joined Union Square Ventures in February 2020. Prior to USV, Hanel was on the investment team at Insight Partners, a NYC-based growth stage software-focused fund. She has also worked on the business development team at Vettery, as an economics research assistant, a short story editor and writer, and a camp counselor. Originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan, she studied Economics and Creating Writing at Harvard (with an intermission studying Art History and French in Aix-en-Provence, France) before moving to New York City.
Moderated by Finimize.
1:00 pm - Introductions & start discussion (Pacific Time)
1.15 pm - Audience Q&A
1:30 pm - End
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