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Claire England


A seasoned startup investor, Claire England has 20 years of operations, strategy, and governance experience. She leads seed to pre-IPO investments at Portfolia, where she's a partner in the Food & AgTech Fund and FemTech Fund I. She's also a Kauffman Fellow, a global leadership program of 882 VCs and LPs. As a LOHAS partner, she supports deploying philanthropic capital into for-profit ventures with an impact lens. Previously, Claire grew a community of 200 LPs into a national angel investing model, deploying $75M in five years resulting in 5x ROI, far exceeding VC return averages. She also directed a large-scale conference pivotal to evolving Austin’s startup ecosystem into what it is today. She serves on St. Edward’s University’s Business School Advisory Board and mentors at accelerators.

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Events featuring Claire England
Events featuring Claire England