Linda works closely with angel and investment firms as an investor and advisor. Three of these organizations include:
|Since 1997, the Alliance of Angels has connected a community of over 100 investors with the most promising early-stage companies in the Northwest to invest, mentor and enable their success.
|India Angel Network is a network of Angel investors keen to invest in early stage businesses which have potential to create disproportionate value.
|Illuminate Ventures is an early stage VC firm led by a team of experienced investors with significant operating and investment track records.
As an investor and entrepreneur, Linda not only invests in a broad range of companies and endeavors but also is a very active strategic advisor. A few examples include:
|Cloudant is a Y-Combinator company whose founders have more than 10 years of experience managing multi-petabyte datasets. http://www.cloudant.com|
|GenieDB is a geo-diverse, fully-replicated datafabric for enterprises who host multi-location apps
demanding global consistency, user-data proximity, availability or scalability over very wide areas.
|Cloudsoft’s ensures that enterprises reap the benefits of dramatically lower costs, reduced time to market, enhanced performance and improved agility promised by Cloud Computing. http://www.cloudsoftcorp.com|
|Enthusiastic, informed fans of your products are waiting to convert your visitors via Needle’s next generation video, chat, and voice platform.
|Meteor is the first effective earned media marketing solution for advertisers and agencies. http://www.meteorsolutions.com|
|Digital Scirocco is an auction-based marketplace for digital content and services from a rapidly growing number of content creators and providers. http://www.digitalscirocco.com|
|Billing Revolution makes mobile billing easy and specializes in single click wap entry enabled credit card purchases directly on your cellular phone using a wap browser. http://www.billingrevolution.com|
|Shiftboard provides online scheduling software (SaaS) to a broad range of business services and staffing companies, municipal governments, educational institutions, and non-profits. http://www.shiftboard.com|
|Liquid Planner is an easy-to-use, affordable online project management software for project planning, team collaboration, scheduling, and time tracking http://www.liquidplanner.com|
|Marketfish lets you start taking control of your list marketing, lead generation and campaign performance. http://www.marketfish.com|
|Zorro the Musical retells the dramatic tale of a romantic hero with extraordinary aerial acrobatics, spectacular sword-fighting and incredible magic. http://www.zorrothemusical.com|
Linda is a board and advisory member to the following not for profit organizations:
|The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology is dedicated to increasing the impact of women on all aspects of technology and the positive impact of technology on women worldwide.
|The mission of the SETI Institute is to explore, understand and explain the origin, nature and prevalance of life in the universe.
|The Center for Constitutional Rights, is dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
|Northwest Harvest, Washington‘s own statewide hunger relief agency, provides a proven, successful, and cost-effective model for getting nutritious food to those who need it.
|Astia is a unique, global not-for-profit organization providing innovative programs that ensure companies gain access to capital, achieve and sustain high-growth, and develop the executive leadership of the founding team.
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