Geographic Preferences: Europe, United States, Israel
Chelsea Stoner joined Battery in 2006 and focuses on investments in the software and healthcare-IT sectors. She is particularly interested in vertically focused SaaS companies. Chelsea currently serves on the boards of Avalara, Brightree, Intacct and WebPT and is involved with Glassdoor and Marketo (NASDAQ: MKTO). Previously she was involved with Battery investments including Data Innovations (acquired by Roper Industries), Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN), Guidewire (NYSE: GWRE) and RealPage (NASDAQ: RP). In 2013, Chelsea was named to the Forbes Midas “Hot Prospects” list of up-and-coming venture capitalists.
Prior to Battery, she was an associate at the private equity firm Key Principal Partners. Earlier in her career, Chelsea was a manager at Accenture, where she led technology and strategy projects. She also has held positions with Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong and with Classified Ventures. She received a BS with honors in chemical engineering from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
Fund's investment verticals: information technology, energy, digital media, commerce and retail, industrial technologies, infrastructure, mobile and manufacturing.