Jennifer Richard is a Principal at Bonfire Ventures. Prior to Bonfire, Jen sourced and executed seed stage investments at Vitalize VC and Cross Culture Ventures. Before beginning her career in venture, Jen was a founding member of three venture-backed startups and saw two of them through successful acquisitions. She has been responsible for building e-commerce platforms from the ground up and has scaled online commerce to reach over 30 countries worldwide. Her expertise revolves around technical product management, global supply chain, and (most importantly) a deep understanding of customers across a variety of verticals and geographies. She has a BA from Emory University and an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. She is based out of her hometown of Los Angeles.
Has the gap in support for female tech entrepreneurs versus their male peers increased amid a global pandemic? And has the pandemic laid bare tech’s lip service for inclusion? This panel of all-star women delve into why it’s still so hard for half the population to get their fair share of opportunity — and why […]