Jenny FieldingNew York, New York, United States
Pre-seed investor and startup coach to hundreds of founders around the world. I'm a 2x entrepreneur myself and know how challenging it is to build great products, inspire a team and keep the lights on. So I spend my time working to surround founders with the resources they need to survive + thrive: 💰 Cash 🙌🏼 Community 📓Content ❤️ Love I'm grateful to have been the first check into an amazing portfolio of 140+ startups including: Latch (LTCH), Chainalysis, Tempo Automation, Alloy, Headway, Supergreat, Contra, Particle Health, Bloomscape, Simple Health, Pair Eyewear, Solo Funds, Halp, Minded, Talent Hack, Rupa Health, Morty, Wagmo, Smarthop, Solid, Remesh, Cube, Dash, OnePipe, Union Crate, Parsley and many more!
Jan 2018 - Current
By founders, for founders, a first-check venture fund and founder community like no other. We've backed 160 companies in under 4 years and we are just getting started! Generalist investor with a passion for fintech, healthcare, automation and future of work. https://thefund.vc
Jun 2018 - Current
Class 23, the class that never graduates!
Columbia University in the City of New York
Aug 2017 - Current
- Venturing to Change the World" a class about the ideas, process, frameworks and context of startups and entrepreneurship. Teaching passionate undergraduate students has been an unexpected joy and highlight of my career.
Jun 2014 - Oct 2021
Spent 7.5 years building and leading the New York City tech ecosystem as Managing Director. Top performing MD having invested into 3 unicorn companies in the first 2 programs. Areas of focus: fintech, health, hard tech and future of work.
Head of Digital Ventures
Jan 2011 - Jun 2014
Helped to formulate a new global division to invest in and partner with strategically aligned early stage companies. Founded BBC Labs, a corporate Accelerator for digital media tech companies. Investments and Board Observer positions in Viki (acquired by Rakuten) and Spaceport (acquired by Facebook).
Founder & President
Mar 2005 - Dec 2010
Founder of early stage VoIP mobile company. Acquired by Via One.
JP Morgan Chase
Oct 2003 - Feb 2005
Working with high net worth individuals on asset allocation and investment strategies.
Columbia University in the City of New York-