E044: Caroline Lewis: Rouge Women’s Fund
00:12 What inspired you to become a VC?
02:24 What is your investment thesis? What is the motivation for your thesis?
06:52 What are you currently reading or learning or listening to these days?
10:16 In 2 years, how do you see venture capital evolved or changed?
12:36 How do people contact you?
13:22 Thank you
Featured Guest Bio:
Caroline is the Managing Partner of Rogue Women’s Fund and Kauffman Fellow. Caroline joined Rogue Venture Partners in 2018, leading a new strategy to focus on women-led tech companies. Prior to Rogue, Caroline was Senior Director in Strategy and Operations for Global Design, Product, and Merchandising at Nike where she managed a portfolio of strategic programs focused on consumer experience, digitization, and big data. Prior to being recruited to work for Nike, Caroline was a management consultant working with Fortune 100 companies on enterprise technology implementations and organizational restructuring. Her love for start-ups comes from her early career experience as a founder for an e-commerce business and as a leader at a consumer health product company.
Rogue Women's Fund is an early seed stage venture fund investing in women-led tech companies across the US. Rogue leads and invests in areas of consumer health tech, caring economy, experience tech, and equity tech. Rogue has a founder centric model that includes investor involvement, sharing the GP carry with founders, and providing access to performance coach and an emergency elderly and child care stipend.
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