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The President’s Council of Cornell Women (PCCW) is a group of highly accomplished alumni working to enhance the involvement of women students, faculty, staff, and alumni as leaders within Cornell University and its many communities.
It was founded in 1990 by then-President Frank H. T. Rhodes with the guiding leadership of trustees Lilyan Affinito ’53 (deceased) and Patricia Carry Stewart ’50.
Wednesday, May 5, Noon – 1:15 pm
Investors in new businesses are primarily men who typically fund business ideas from other men. In “Angel Investing 101” you’ll learn the basics of angel investing and hear from fellow Cornell alumnae who have focused their investments on supporting women-founded start-ups.
Meghan Cross is a Partner at AmplifyHer Ventures, investing in early-stage companies founded or led by women who define new markets. Prior to joining Amplifyher, Meghan built Red Bear Angels, driving the firm's investments into Datalogue [acq. Nike], Grokstyle [acq. Facebook], Lyft [NASDAQ: LYFT], Trumid and more. She was previously a public relations specialist for Skype and Foursquare, before becoming a director at StyleCaster Media Group [acq. She Knows Media]. Meghan is a guest writer for TechCrunch and lecturer at Columbia University. She is an active board member at Lincoln Center and Facing History, an education nonprofit that furthers diversity and inclusion. Meghan received her B.S. in Fiber Science from Cornell University and M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.
Deb Kemper is a partner at Golden Seeds Ventures, a venture fund focused on investing in early stage enterprise B2B and medtech companies. She formerly led the Boston Forum of Golden Seeds, a national angel investor group. Golden Seeds is one of the largest National angel groups with nearly 300 active members and have invested nearly $150mm across 100+ companies. Those companies have gone to raise over $1billion in follow-on capital. Prior to launching Golden Seeds Venture Fund, she built a portfolio of over two dozen early stage investments via Libra Global Partners, LLC.
Elisa Miller-Out is a business leader, investor, technologist and mother. She is chair of the board for Singlebrook, a web software development firm she co-founded in 2006 and for which she served as CEO until 2016, when she oversaw the acquisition of the firm’s largest division. Not one to sit still, in 2017 she co-founded Chloe Capital, an early-stage venture capital fund on a mission to bring more women into technology investing and leadership. To date, Chloe Capital has funded 10 companies with a combined portfolio value of $70 million and drawn more than 15,000 members to its #InvestInWomen movement.
Founder, Investor, Board Director - Susan Danziger is an investor, tech entrepreneur, and board director. She co-founded the Spark of Hudson Foundation and Eutopia Holdings as catalysts for mission-driven initiatives such as HudsonUP, the first small city universal basic income (UBI) pilot in the U.S. Susan previously founded Ziggeo, an award-winning video technology company, and DailyLit, a pioneer in digital serialization. Named a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Susan serves on the board of The Humanity Forward Foundation and is a member of the President’s Council of Cornell Women (PCCW). She received a B.A. as a College Scholar from Cornell University and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.