Fundraising Panel at Y Combinator Female Founders Conference 2015, comprised of:
Danielle Morrill – Danielle is Cofounder & CEO of Mattermark, a San Francisco based startup focused on providing deal intelligence to investors, sales and business development professionals. Her company tracks the growth signals of more than one million technology companies, providing customers with insights into growth, share of voice and expansion revenue opportunity with prospective business partners. The company and its founding team are known for candidly sharing their startup adventures, which began in Y Combinator’s Summer 2012 class. Mattermark has grown from 3 to 30 people over the past 18 months, raising more than $11 Million in seed and venture capital. The company most recently announced a $6.5 Million Series A led by Foundry Group, a financing which values the company at $25 Million.
Nancy Hu – Nancy is the CEO and co-founder of Apptimize, enabling leading companies like Vevo, HotelTonight, and Strava to instantly update their native apps for mobile targeting, optimization, and A/B testing. Prior to Apptimize, Nancy led the GETCO (now KCG Holdings) FI Quantitative Strategies team in New York and Chicago. While studying Math with CS at MIT, Nancy was the MIT Varsity Fencing team captain. In 2015, Nancy was named to the Forbes “30 Under 30.”
Mathilde Collin – Mathilde is a founder and CEO of Front, a desktop application that empowers shared inboxes (e.g. email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com) by introducing collaboration features.
Susan Johnson – Susan Johnson, a marketing and media executive, was most recently the Entertainment Lead for Facebook. She focused on entertainment marketing for 3 years, creating effective, long-term strategies that created critical and foundational social programs for TV and film partners.
Prior to Facebook, Susan was at Photobucket and Tripadvisor, where she oversaw key business development deals and expanded the revenue footprint for the west coast. A magna cum laude in Economics graduate from ASU (’03), Susan Lives in Manhattan Beach, with her husband, JR, and 2 daughters, Sloane (4 years old) and Blaire (1 year old).
Maran Nelson – Maran is a founder of Clara Labs. Clara is a digital employee that schedules your meetings, getting you to the work that matters, faster.