Andrea FunstenSan Francisco, California, United States
Andrea is a Managing Partner at Basecamp Fund who has worked with early and growth-stage companies both as an investor and an operator. She focuses on investments in b2b and enterprise companies as well as fintech, though looks at any company with a disruptive business model. Prior to Basecamp, she was an investor at Fika Ventures and Expa, the venture studio started by the founder of Uber. At Expa she helped manage the firm’s early stage practice investing in both consumer and b2b companies such as Statespace, Sleeper and Radar. Prior to venture, Andrea was on the other side of the table operating at technology companies both large and small. She was an early employee of proptech company VTS before founding Loop, a two-sided marketplace allowing tenants of multifamily residential buildings to leverage their collective buying power when purchasing services and products for the home. She started her career in commercial real estate at CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company and the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm. Andrea holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania where she majored in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.
Managing Partner
Basecamp Fund
Sep 2020 - Current
Focused on fintech and B2B/enterprise companies. Investments to date include: Flatfile, Balsa, Mainstreet, Levels, TripleBlind, Railway, Embed, Tilled, Cube, Composer, Shakudo (formerly DevSentient),, CoScreen,, Confirm, FleetOps, Steno, Integry, Yuhu, Mendel, Mootral, Zero, ThreatKey, Audioshake and a few unannounced (formerly
Angel Investor
Jan 2016 - Current
Basecamp Fund
Jan 2020 - Sep 2020
Fika Ventures
2019 - 2019
Fika Ventures is a seed-stage venture capital fund that invests in entrepreneurs solving massive, systemic problems through the use of data, related AI-enabled technologies, and automation. Focus areas include enterprise software, fintech, marketplaces and digital health.
Director // GM of Expa Labs
2016 - 2019
Sourcing, investing, and building early stage companies. Expa was started by Garrett Camp, founder of Uber, to develop and launch new companies. Expa raised $150M to invest between $500,000 and $2M in new startups. Investments between 2016-2019 include: Radar Sleeper (formerly Sleeperbot) Statespace SuperHi Interseller Clyde Dovetale Listen Ninayo Hallo Promote Chalet
Founder & CEO
Loop Buildings
2014 - 2016
Loop enables neighbors to connect with one another and leverage their collective buying power to save money on services and products for their homes. By coordinating purchases and grouping appointments and deliveries with other neighbors, residents achieve greater discounts and allow local businesses to serve them more efficiently. We are transforming the way city dwellers identify with their residential buildings by giving the power back to residents and local businesses. As cities grow at an unprecedented speed, we believe that innovations in technology can be used to design communities that are more efficient, responsive and resilient.
Urban Innovation Accelerator
2014 - 2015
Investing in early stage companies solving the most pressing city problems. A few of our investments include: Hitch (acq by Lyft) Chariot (acq by Ford) Valor Water Analytics (acq by Xylem) Neighborly
Enterprise Sales and Business Development
2012 - 2013
Early employee of the first cross-platform leasing solution in Commercial Real Estate to manage portfolio & team performance. My job was to work on business development, enterprise sales and go to market strategy in new cities around the country. As a lean team we all wore many hats, and one area that I oversaw was the user feedback from brokers who were early adopters of our product, synthesizing and distilling those insights into actionable requests for our Engineering team. VTS has raised $90M to date, one of the largest venture investments ever in the commercial property tech market. Using video, distribution, and real-time analytics, VTS helps the world’s largest owners and brokerage firms lease space. The technology not only helps users create leasing opportunities, but manage the entire deal process from start to finish.
Associate, Global Brokerage
CB Richard Ellis
2009 - 2012
CBRE is the world's largest commercial real estate services firm serving owners, investors and occupiers. My team worked with several high profile technology companies to find and acquire real estate space.
University of Pennsylvania
Bachelors, Politics, Philosophy, and Economics
Marlborough School
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Procesos Economicos,Sociales y Politicos
General Assembly
Back End Web Development
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