Tracy Killoren Chadwell is a Founding Partner of 1843 Capital; motivated primarily by her desire to be helpful, she loves participating in the success and growth of companies that can make peoples lives better. She’s passionate about mixing creativity with persistence and support, a magical combination, particularly when supporting women founders.
...For those looking for a change in the face of venture capital, listed below are ten more female-founded funds to keep your eyes on (and to connect with). It is worth stressing (again) that all of the investors highlighted on this list launched their funds by leveraging existing relationships. They have also positioned their funds for successful future raises by strategically making new connections during those initial fundraising efforts. Read More....
It’s no secret — finding product market fit is TOUGH for startups. You start by identifying a need, gathering feedback, testing, and iterating until you’ve commercialized your product to a point of wide adoption. We recently reached that point of inflection at Agrilyst and I want to share a little bit about how we accelerated sales and the process of scaling that Mount Everest-esque growth curve. Read More…
The chances of Uber choosing a woman as its next CEO are about the same as getting a cab in midtown Manhattan in the rain at rush hour.
As a woman who has built her career in and around tech, I strongly suspected this even before this week's report that the field has been narrowed to four men, all CEOs. Just over 5 percent of chief executive roles at Standard & Poor's 500 Index companies are women — and a string of recent departures means that number is on the decline. As much as many people would like to see a female take the lead at a troubled Silicon Valley company that has come to epitomize all the gender problems that have long troubled tech, I know as much as the next business person that the numbers just aren't in our favor. And that's a shame. Despite what the numbers tell us, there are many, many qualified women who could drive Uber into the future. Read More…
It’s no secret — the indoor farming market is huge… and growing! As Allison detailed in this blog post, indoor farms in the US produce over $21B in revenue annually. And the US only represents 0.2% of the global greenhouse vegetable market. This is the the same industry that is aggressively growing to help increase food production by 70% to feed 9B people by 2050.
Agrilyst has set out to provide the world’s best management software from its inception. In order to be the world’s best, you have to be a global company. Within just a few months of our launch, we were proud to support incredible customers in South America, Sri Lanka, Canada, and the United States.
We’re not stopping there — we’re excited to announce that in addition to continuing to add customers in our existing markets, this month we’ve entered new markets, adding customers in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia! Read More….
Tracy Chadwell, Founding Partner of 1843 Capital, shares the skill set of the ask and the three know/no's to a yes. Tracy Killoren Chadwell is the Founding Partner of 1843 Capital, a venture capital fund focused on technology companies with at least one female founder.