Our Investment Team

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Alexsis de Raadt St. James
Managing Partner

  • Founder, Merian Ventures

  • Founder & CEO, YBA Ventures, merged with Main Street

  • US & UK Technology Investor, Board Member & Advisor

  • Director, M&A & Venture Investment, Shell

  • Founder & Funder, Imperial College Innovation Award for Women

  • MIT MS

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Jeffrey Skelton
General Partner

  • Founder & CEO, Symphony Asset Management, $10B alternative asset manager

  • Founder & CEO, Wells Fargo Nikko Investment Advisors, Ltd., London

  • Co-Chief Investment Officer, Wells Fargo Nikko Investment Advisors, Global

  • Assistant Professor of Finance, Haas, UC Berkeley

  • University of Chicago, MBA & PhD

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Marianne Costigan
Venture Partner (London)

  • Sales & Marketing, IBM UK & IBM US

  • Business Development & Alliances, Micromuse

  • Strategy Consulting, McKinsey

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Greg Conti
Cybersecurity Expert

  • Research Director, IronNet Cybersecurity

  • Director, Army Cyber Institute

  • Director of Cyber, West Point

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Rachel Chalmers
Deeptech Expert

  • Technical analyst

  • Principal, Ignition Partners

  • Infrastructure research at 451

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Meghan McClelland
Deeptech Expert

  • Technical analyst

  • Investment & Operations, Oregon Venture Fund

  • Product, Seagate, Xyratex & LANL

  • VP Product, Versity

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Marta Bulaich
Marketing and PR Director

  • VP Marketing, Canaan Partners

  • Network Associate, DFJ

  • Marketing, Capella Photonics & Senvid

  • Associate, Vanguard Ventures

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Finance & Administration

Stacey O’Rourke
Office Manager

  • Software Education, MSA Systems

  • Sales and Marketing Administration, Microsoft

  • New Product Marketing Associate, Hewlett-Packard