The Cackle Ep59:
Elizabeth Edwards, Founder & Managing Partner, H Venture Partners joins The Cackle to discuss investing in fundamental human needs.
**Watch Wednesday, May 19th on Facebook Live, Twitter, or LinkedIn at 10:30 am EST**
Elizabeth is a founder and General Partner of H Venture Partners. Over the past 15 years, she’s invested in over 30 companies in seed through early growth equity all over North America.
Before founding H Venture Partners, she led investments for Maywic Select Investments, a Seed and Series A/B investor in consumer products and devices focused on consumer health, wellness, and wellbeing. Maywic’s portfolio includes Peloton (IPO), Freshly, Farmer’s Fridge, Joy, Aloha, One Hope Wine, GoldieBlox, Happify, Barnraiser, OurCrowd, Abe’s (acquired), The Infatuation, Roots (IPO), Soma (acquired by Full Circle), and SkinnyMom (acquired by Womanista).
Elizabeth was also a venture investor at West Capital, a corporate venture capital manager for Fifth Third Bank, whose portfolio includes Bill.com (IPO), CardioInsight (acquired by Medtronic), ALung, OnShift (acquired), ShareThis, Oversight Systems (acquired), and Paydiant (acquired by Paypal).
Elizabeth started her career in Strategy & Operations at Deloitte Consulting working with XM Satellite Radio and Johnson & Johnson on brands like Tylenol. She is an advocate for women in finance, early childhood literacy, and entrepreneurship. Today she is an active member of PEWIN and Global Women in VC. Elizabeth lives in Cincinnati with her husband, two little girls and teenage stepson. She enjoys traveling, pilates and yoga.
Elizabeth Edwards, Founder & Managing Partner, H Venture Partners, joins The Cackle to discuss investing in fundamental human needs.
About The Cackle
Each week on The Cackle, we highlight small businesses, startups, and people who have an impact on communities across the Midwest. We explore a wide range of topics relating to the vibrancy of local economies, including: entrepreneurial journeys, economic trends found in our research, the challenges facing small businesses and startups face, and the importance of building a diverse and inclusive community.