Our Team

Our team has more than 20 exits under our belt, and we’re capitalizing on next generation startup companies women are building. As repeat entrepreneurs and investors, we’ve seen thousands of companies and worked with hundreds of female founders. 

 
  PAMELA YORK  FOUNDING GENERAL PARTNER —  Board Chair - CoreBiome Inc.; LP - Sofia Fund Co-founder - Princeton Lightwave; Orchid Cellmark Co-founder WE.start.mn    LinkedIn

PAMELA YORK
FOUNDING GENERAL PARTNER

Board Chair - CoreBiome Inc.; LP - Sofia Fund
Co-founder - Princeton Lightwave; Orchid Cellmark
Co-founder WE.start.mn

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  SARA RUSSICK  FOUNDING GENERAL PARTNER —  Co-founder - Gopher Angels, TUBS, and Bagster Co-founder WE.start.mn Chair – ACA Midwest Angel Conference 2016    LinkedIn

SARA RUSSICK
FOUNDING GENERAL PARTNER

Co-founder - Gopher Angels, TUBS, and Bagster
Co-founder WE.start.mn
Chair – ACA Midwest Angel Conference 2016

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  BARB BIRR      OPERATIONS MANAGER —  Co-founder - Step One Foods President - TM Therapeutics Startup judge in Food/Ag -Minnesota Cup    LinkedIn

BARB BIRR    
OPERATIONS MANAGER

Co-founder - Step One Foods
President - TM Therapeutics
Startup judge in Food/Ag -Minnesota Cup

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Advisors

 
  ANNA KLOMBIES  SVP HR - SPORTSENGINE (NBC)  —  The Pitch Dow Jones CBS Marketwatch    LinkedIn

ANNA KLOMBIES
SVP HR - SPORTSENGINE (NBC) 

The Pitch
Dow Jones
CBS Marketwatch

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  KATHY TUNE  FOUNDING GENERAL PARTNER - FOURTH ELEMENT CAPITAL —  Thomas McNerney & Partners - Advisor Piper Jaffray - Healthcare Analyst Pfizer – Product Development    LinkedIn

KATHY TUNE
FOUNDING GENERAL PARTNER - FOURTH ELEMENT CAPITAL

Thomas McNerney & Partners - Advisor
Piper Jaffray - Healthcare Analyst
Pfizer – Product Development

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  ELIZABETH CANIS  VP, CHIEF OF STAFF - UNITED HEALTH GROUP VP - ZEST HEALTH —  Leader in healthcare reform Led UHG exchange strategy    LinkedIn

ELIZABETH CANIS
VP, CHIEF OF STAFF - UNITED HEALTH GROUP
VP - ZEST HEALTH

Leader in healthcare reform
Led UHG exchange strategy

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  DAN KNIGHTS  FOUNDER, CEO - COREBIOME INC.  —  Assistant Professor - University of Minnesota Computer Science and Biotechnology Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Harvard Medical School    LinkedIn

DAN KNIGHTS
FOUNDER, CEO - COREBIOME INC. 

Assistant Professor - University of Minnesota Computer Science and Biotechnology
Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Harvard Medical School

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  ERROL ARKILIC  CO-FOUNDER, CEO - M34 CAPITAL —  Founder and Former Lead Program Manager - NSF I-Corps™ program Founder, CEO - StrataGent Life Sciences    LinkedIn

ERROL ARKILIC
CO-FOUNDER, CEO - M34 CAPITAL

Founder and Former Lead Program Manager - NSF I-Corps™ program
Founder, CEO - StrataGent Life Sciences

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