We invest in AI/ML, Fintech, and Future of Work.
We believe value creation is just as important as valuation.
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Three key domains anchor our fund thesis. We chose these domains because they underpin the rapidly evolving definition of the workforce:
AI/ML targeting social systemic issues will help identify, analyze and address inequities in every aspect of society, e.g., parity of policing all communities or racial bias training in VR.
Fintech/Insurtech innovation provides access to tools, opportunities and learnings to grow wealth in underserved communities.
Future of Work describes changes in how work will get done over the next decade, influenced by technological, generational and social shifts. Creating opportunities for people across the workforce to be upwardly mobile.
Promise Phelon’s career spans a wide variety of leadership, mentorship, and change-agent roles. Today she leads Growth Warrior Capital, a natural evolution from c-suite operator to investor. Prior to founding GWC, as CEO of TapInfluence, Promise created a profitable exit for the social media software company, and previously scaled revenue exponentially at two other SaaS companies. She is no stranger to the fundraising process, having raised over $100 million in her days on the other side of the table.
Promise has been recognized as Exec of the Year, a Silicon Valley Woman of Influence, and Top Female Executive by Business Insider, among other distinctions. She has contributed to Forbes, Inc, The New York Times, TechCrunch, WSJ and other publications in addition to delivering keynote addresses at numerous conferences. Promise authored "The Way of the Growth Warrior,” a guide for entrepreneurs looking to thrive and exploit opportunity in uncertain times, just in time for the current startup and venture landscape. She is a mentor at NYU Stern Endless Frontier Labs and Chair of the Board at Kroma.ai. Get to know her more in our "In The Trenches" series, coming soon!