Collection of candid advice from women VCs
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Roseanne Wincek has been promoted to Principal from Vice President at Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). She joined IVP in March 2015. She focuses on investing in later-stage, high-growth consumer and enterprise companies. Roseanne actively works with IVP portfolio companies Compass and Qubole.
Scientist turned Tech Entrepreneur, loves working on cool, new products that everybody wants to use. Obsessed with user experience and being a part of an agile team.
Roseanne was previously a Principal at Canaan Partners, a leading early stage venture firm, where she completed transactions for companies such as Beckon, Stayful, Metacloud (acquired by CSCO), RelayRides, and UNIFi Software. Roseanne’s tech career started when she co-founded imthemusic and built music apps on the early Facebook platform while still a student at Berkeley. She has been a Product Manager in both the consumer and enterprise sectors for companies such as NextBio and Wiser You, and she was also an Associate with McKinsey & Co in New York.
Roseanne holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she served as Co-President of the VC Club and Chair of the Social Committee, as well an M.S. in Biophysics and a B.S. in Chemistry, both from the University of California, Berkeley.
Fund's investment verticals: Internet and digital media, consumer, enterprise software and information technology, mobile, travel, communications, wireless, software, infrastructure and technology-enabled services.