Kirsten Green

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Kirsten Green brings 20+ years of investment experience to her role as Founder and Managing Director of Forerunner Ventures.  She has successfully evaluated and invested in countless consumer oriented businesses, from pre-revenue startups to multi-billion-dollar enterprises.

Her ability to draw connections between large and small companies ensures a well-rounded perspective on successful business models, operational and market issues, and consumer trends. She combines an experience- and thesis-driven approach with a consumer centric view to identify compelling brand platforms and partner with visionary entrepreneurs.

As the Founder of Forerunner, Kirsten has raised in excess of $100M from leading institutional investors and invested in 30+ early stage companies. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of several Forerunner portfolio companies including: Bonobos, Glossier, Dollar Shave Club, Retention Science, and Serena & Lily.
 
Prior to Forerunner, Kirsten was an equity research analyst and investor at Banc of America Securities, formerly Montgomery Securities, covering publicly-traded retail and consumer stocks.
 
Kirsten graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in Business Economics, and holds a CPA license and a CFA certification.

Fund's investment verticals: business services, e-commerce, mobile, software, technology and Internet.

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