Nancy Fechnay is a multi-talented entrepreneur and investor with an impressive educational background in engineering, entrepreneurship, and business administration. She obtained a B.S. in Systems and Information Engineering from the University of Virginia, a Master's in Environmental Management from Duke University, and an MBA from Duke's Fuqua School of Business.
Nancy has significant experience in advising and investing in various startups and venture capital firms. She is a Partner at Towerview Ventures and was a Founding Partner at Unique Ventures. Additionally, she was a Venture Partner at Gaingels and an Advisor at Empath Ventures and Bastion Capital, among others. Nancy was also an Investor/Advisor in several notable startups such as Zen Business, Ellipsis, Senti Bio, and more.
Nancy's skills and expertise are diverse, including energy, sustainability, and cleantech, as well as blockchain strategy. She is passionate about entrepreneurship, particularly in environmental and social impact-related ventures. Nancy is a Co-founder of The Inspire Movement, an initiative focused on inspiring and empowering women entrepreneurs.