Vanessa Dawson

Founder & CEO
The Vinetta Project

Vanessa is a Serial entrepreneur with a background in digital development, retail finance and private equity. She began her career in retail finance and later moved onto Private Equity in New York at Columbus Nova Technology partners: a global, multi-stage technology investment firm. Following this worked with a leading digital development agency where she structured partnerships and digital strategy for fortune 500’s like: Hearst, Priceline, Esquire and Sports Illustrated. After seeing a major need to support female founders in accessing capital and connections, Vanessa founded The Vinetta Project, a high impact ecosystem that accelerates founder’s growth and facilitates access to capital. The project sources high potential female founders with proven business models and offer them unprecedented access to proprietary online resources, exclusive networks and capital from vetted investors.



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