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Overview

Village Capital’s team works across three continents to support entrepreneurs, with our headquarters in Washington, DC and offices in San Francisco, Mexico City, Nairobi, and Bangalore.

Team

Ross Baird President
Joseph Steig Senior Advisor
Daniel Hsu VP, Business Development & New Initiatives
Allie Burns Managing Director
Victoria Fram Managing Director, VilCap Investments
Husein M. Merchant Investment Analyst, South Asia
Apoorv Karmakar Director, Finance & Operations
Branden Houser Human Capital Manager
Heather Strachan Matranga Manager, New Initiatives
Ebony Pope Director, US Programs
Varun Pawar Associate, Strategy & Partnerships, India
Brittney Riley VP, US Ventures
Inder Takhar Investment Analyst
Lewam Kefela Investment Analyst
Emily Edwards Senior Associate, VilCap Communities
Marissa Lowman Education Practice Lead
Ben Younkman Manager, New Initiatives
Rachel Crawford Portfolio Programme Manager : Talent in Emerging Markets
Rafael Hernández FinTech Associate, Latin America
Rachel Schwartz Associate, Partnerships
Allyson Plosko Sector Manager, Health
Bidisha Bhattacharyya VP, Product and Emerging Markets
Perry Nunes Senior Associate, South Asia
Dahler Battle US Ventures, Sourcing Associate
Hannah Lewis Manager, US Ventures - Energy
Prakhar Agarwal India Investments Officer
Deepak Menon Regional Manager, South Asia
Dustin Shay Director, Partnerships
Amanda Jacobson Regional Manager, Latin America
Ben Wrobel Senior Associate, Business Development, Content Management
Adedana Ashebir Regional Manager, Africa
Daniel Cossío Associate, Latin America
Tina Nyamache Associate, Africa Operations
Alex Arrivillaga Manager, US Ventures - Agriculture
Andrew Hobbs Manager, Product & Technology Strategy
Marcia Chong Investment Analyst

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Bryce Butler Access Ventures
Ross Baird Village Capital Group
James Lee Sorenson Sorenson Capital
Kelly Michel Potencia Ventures
Donna Byrd TheRoot.com at The Washington Post
Graham Macmillan Ford Foundation