Maxine Kozler Koven

Co Managing Director
LDR Ventures

Maxine is the Co-Managing Director of LDR Ventures, a Los Angeles-based venture capital firm focused on investments in female and minority founders. She has an extensive background in entertainment, intellectual property, licensing, branding and marketing. LDR’s investment team members are experts at building and operating consumer lifestyle brands, including fashion, marketing tech, legal tech, healthy foods, omnichannel retail, and B2C/B2B marketplaces that bring democratization to an industry. Maxi is now spearheading events to teach more women how to invest at the angel and seed level in order to empower them and correct the funding disparity for female and minority founders. Maxine started her career in the music industry with publishing and artist management as a Music Supervisor, placing songs into films, TV shows and commercials. Maxine went on to lead global marketing and PR for such brands as Melissa & Doug, The Beach People and Trunki.

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