Jessica Zoutsos

JessicaZoutsos

As AllBright's Director of Investment, Jessica is responsible for overseeing our investment approach, leading our investments and managing the investment team. Jessica has worked as an adviser to the UK's largest corporates as well as startups and SMEs, and has sat on the boards of companies operating across leisure, technology, services and energy.

Prior to joining AllBright, Jessica was part of the investment team that took BGF from startup to the UK's leading growth capital investor, providing almost a billion in funding to over 140 SMEs.

She started her career as a geotechnical engineer before moving into the world of finance with Goldman Sachs, and in 2016 launched www.moneyraisingexpert.com – a website dedicated to helping small businesses get investment-ready. She holds an MSc in Finance from the London School of Economics and a BEng in Civil Engineering from UCL.

Anna Jones

AnnaJones

I am an experienced CEO and Board advisor who is known for being a prominent and progressive leader in the media and marketing sector with expertise in digital disruption, strategic growth and business transformation. I have a particular interest in female empowerment.


I am the co-founder of AllBright, a unique UK funding platform designed to provide the support and finance needed for female-led businesses to launch and scale. An investor myself I recently co-founded another company - ShareStyle - a digital marketplace for life and style services, where I am Executive Chairman.


CEO at Hearst UK until March 2017, I lead a transformation programme, expanding the reach of Hearst’s magazine brands through a strategic diversification strategy, growing audiences digitally and by expanding into events, licensing and brand services. We also moved the company into content marketing with the launch of Hearst Made. In addition, I am a Non Executive Director at Telcom Italia, on the board of the Creative Industries Federation, and an active member of WACL (Women in Advertising and Communications London).

Rebecca Lynn

Rebecca Lynn is General Partner at Canvas, which is a spin-out of Morgenthaler Ventures. Canvas is an early-stage venture firm that closed an inaugural fund of $175M in August 2013. 

Ranked #23 out of 100 top tech investors on Forbes’s 2015 Midas List, Rebecca Lynn is a Partner at Canvas. She focuses on early-stage venture investments in financial services, digital health, SaaS, and mobile. Rebecca led Canvas’s investments in FutureAdvisor, CrowdFlower, HealthLoop, and Viewics, and currently sits on the boards of each.

In 2007, Rebecca joined Morgenthaler Ventures and continues to serve on the boards of that firm’s portfolio companies. She led an early-stage investment in Lending Club (NYSE: LC), which was the largest US technology IPO of 2014 and the fourth largest US Internet IPO since 2001 behind Facebook, Twitter, and Google.  She also led investments in Check (acquired by Intuit), RelateIQ (acquired by Salesforce), Doximity, Practice Fusion, and Convo. Rebecca is a board member of Lending Club, Doximity, Convo, and a board observer of Adara Media and Socrata.

Rebecca is a native of the Midwest, born and raised in Missouri and worked in Ohio for her first job out of college. She began her career at Procter and Gamble’s corporate headquarters in Cincinnati where she launched new products internationally.

She then joined NextCard in the San Francisco Bay Area as employee number 30, and rose up the ranks to become VP of Marketing and head of customer acquisition. During her four years at NextCard, Rebecca led product development efforts and managed one of the top-five largest online marketing efforts of that time. NextCard was the first online credit card company, and it went public in 2000 with a $1.3B market cap. After NextCard, she ran her own consulting business focused on online marketing for financial services and affiliate marketing.

Rebecca is a member of the California Bar Association and a member of the US Patent Bar, with a focus on intellectual property litigation and corporate law. She was published in the Berkeley Law and Technology Journal. Rebecca is also an inventor on several issued patents.  She has a chemical engineering degree from the University of Missouri and a JD/MBA from the University of California at Berkeley.

Fund's investment verticals: FinTech, digital health, new enterprise, and marketplaces. 

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Susan Lyne

Susan Lyne is a founder and president of BBG Ventures. She has had a long career in media, commerce and consumer products. She has held leadership positions at companies of all sizes and stages, from startups to public companies, often during periods of internal or external change.

She began her career in the magazine industry, where she founded and led Premiere Magazine. She spent almost a decade at Disney, rising to President of Entertainment at ABC. She was the CEO of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia; CEO and then Chair of Gilt.com; and she led AOL’s Brand Group, overseeing such brands as TechCrunch, Engadget and Moviefone, immediately before launching BBG Ventures.

She has four daughters, three sisters, and a wide circle of entrepreneur-advisees who give as much as they get. Her biggest wins have all come from listening to, building for and betting on women.

She stepped down as CEO of AOL’s brand group in 2013 to run BBG Ventures, a New York-based venture company aimed at women-led start-ups. The AOL-seeded fund is focused on next-gen consumer internet products, backing smart entrepreneurs who reflect and understand the consumers driving the fastest-growing areas of the internet.

Formerly CEO and chair of Gilt Groupe, Lyne also served as president and CEO of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.

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Judy Loehr

Judy Loehr serves as a Venture Partner at Cloud Apps Capital Partners. She has 14 years operating experience working exclusively with B2B SaaS and business freemium companies and a strong personal network within this community.

As one of the original product managers at salesforce.com, Judy owned all new products and helped develop and launch the Salesforce AppExchange. Judy then built out the first integrated marketing team and managed 20+ major marketing launches.

Upon leaving salesforce.com Judy became one of the world’s leading marketing consultants for cloud business application companies, applying her messaging, packaging and product launch expertise to 30+ enterprise SaaS and business freemium companies. Judy has a BA in economics from Occidental College.

Judy previously served as an Advisor and Acting Chief Marketing Officer at Full Circle Insights. She also serves as Board Member at Wootric. 

Susan Liu

Susan Liu is a Vice President at ScaleVP. She focuses on investments across ScaleVP’s technology portfolio with a primary focus on SaaS and mobile with an emphasis on digital marketing, sales automation and HR technology. Her efforts have led to Scale investments in Lever, WalkMe and Wrike. 

Susan most recently worked in investment banking at Deutsche Bank, where she advised technology companies on capital raises and M&A strategy. 

Susan holds a B.A. in Economics from University of California, Berkeley.

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