Team

  1. Tracy Chadwell
    Founding Partner - Tracy has over 15 years experience in venture capital and private equity. She has 5 years of experience investing in early stage companies with a female founder through her personal entity Coyote Capital. Tracy was Partner of a growth capital fund - Baker Capital which had more than $1 Billion under management. As a frequent speaker and startup competition judge, Tracy has developed a broad network in the female founder community. She recently was a speaker on women in venture at the Wonder Woman Summit, and a speaker on Augmented Reality at High Court. Most recently she was a judge for Refinery/Uber Pitch, the Cornell (Johnson) Business School Women in Tech Competition, and a Mentor at MentorHerNYC. She is featured in a chapter of the book “The Internet of Women” by Nada Anid, Laurie Cantileno, Monique Morrow, and Rahilla Zafar and included in the documentary “Dream, Girl about female entrepreneurs. She is a member of Women in VC, Private Equity Women Investor Network, and Boost. A trusted board member, she serves on the boards of Marstone and Sachs Insights. Her philanthropic work includes the Advisory Board of the MIT Enterprise Forum, Executive Advisor for the Echoing Green Foundation and formerly a Board Member of the YWCA of Chicago, She is an attorney and earned her JD at Loyola University of Chicago. Tracy speaks conversational Japanese and restaurant French.
  2. Christina Beckhold
    Venture Partner - Christina is an investor at Samsung's Global Innovation Center, based in New York, focused on early stage venture capital investments in software and services, particularly in mobility, emerging markets, and finch. She is also Co-Founder and Managing Director of Empire Angels, a member led angel group of young professionals investing in technology startups with a focus on supporting young entrepreneurs. Christie is a Regular Contributor for the Wall Street Journal on startups and small business, a columnist for Inc.com, a mentor at the Brandery and Venture for America and a member of VFA's Rise Committee focused on increasing diversity in entrepreneurship. She is a frequent speaker and panelist at events in the U.S., Europe and Asia and was recognized by the New York Business Journal as a 2016 Woman of Influence. Christina was previously a Vice President at Citigroup with background in capital markets, emerging markets and structured finance. She serves as Chairman of Hope on a String, a non-profit, grassroots organization that seeks to foster an environment of social transformation and economic development in Haiti through participation in music as well as Vice President of the Board of Governors of the Hotchkiss School Alumni Association.
  3. Alison Andrews Reyes
    Operating Partner - Allison is a start-ap executive and founder with 20+ years of experience in enterprise software across several industries including business intelligence, web development, and information security. She is currently CEO & founder at Dezignable.com, a services & product marketplace providing custom design and furnishings for commercial accounts and consumers. Ms. Reyes Co-Founded Designable in September 2014 and is responsible for all aspects of strategic direction and growth of the business. Previously, she served as President and CEO of Vigilant, Inc. from 2005 - 2013. Ms. Reyes grew Vigilant over 7 years from a self-funded start-up to a 65-person organization successfully acquired by Deloitte in May 2013. From 2002 to 2005, Alison Reyes was VP of Professional Services and Support for e-Security, Inc., a provider of security information & event management (SIEM) software. She has also served in senior executive roles at eGrail, Inc. and MicroStrategy, Inc. Ms. Reyes holds an AB from Dartmouth College in Engineering Sciences.
  4. Tatiana Garcia
    Analyst - Tatiana is passionate about combining her academic interests with community service work. She has been an active participant in several youth tutoring and mentorship programs, many of which with a focus on STEM subjects. She has led youth cheerleading programs both in her community and in a nearby low-income neighborhood. In August 2016, she participated in a training program at the University Growth Fund (UGF) in Salt Lake City, Utah. UGF is a student-led private equity firm, where students are provided a unique hands-on learning experience through active engagement in the investment process. Tatiana graduated from Scarsdale High School in 2015. She is a sophomore, currently at New York University studying economics, business, and history.