Emily Edwards

Senior Associate, VilCap Communities at Village Capital

Emily manages Village Capital's Communities programs. She primarily focused on working with accelerators, universities, governments, and funds to create and build local Village Capital programs. Our engagements in these local ecosystems range from supporting community-run Village Capital curriculum to customized consulting engagements, scoping and assessing economic development goals of an ecosystem. Prior to managing Communities, she worked on Village Capital's US FinTech program sourcing early-stage FinTech companies and working with PayPal. Before her time at Village Capital, Emily worked in research and analytics at Cambridge Associates. Most notably, she supported the creation of the first-ever Impact Investing Benchmark, managing the data and analysis of over 75 impact funds.