Nancy Pfund Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 2

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 1


Nancy Pfund General Information


Ms. Nancy Pfund is a Co-Founder and serves as a Managing Partner at DBL Investors. She serves as Board Observer at Mast Reforestation. She serves as Board Member at Bellwether Coffee. She also serves as Board Member and Observer at The Muse. She currently sponsors or sits on the Board of Directors of several companies, including; Farmers Business Network, The Muse, Off-Grid Electric, Primus Power Solutions, PRIME Coalition, and, before their public offerings, Tesla Motors, and Pandora. She serves as Advisor at Dynamo Energy Hub. She served as Board Member at Advanced Microgrid Solutions. She also served on the board of SolarCity from 2008 until its acquisition by Tesla in December 2016, on both the audit and compensation committees, and chairing its corporate governance committee; Before founding DBL Investors, she was a Managing Director in Venture Capital at JPMorgan, having started her investment career at Hambrecht & Quist in 1984. Previously, she worked at Intel Corporation, the State of California, Stanford University, and the Sierra Club. She was featured as #17 in the 2014 FORTUNE Inaugural World's Top 25 Eco-Innovators and appeared on Fast Company's 2016 List of Most Creative People in Business. She serves on the Advisory Council of the Bill Lane Center for the American West at Stanford University; the Advisory Board of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab); the UC Davis Center for Energy Efficiency, and co-chairs the Yale School of Management Program on Entrepreneurship. She is also a Trustee of the National Geographic Society. She has been a Lecturer in Management at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Yale School of Management; and is a C3E Ambassador to the U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment Program, led by the U.S. Department of Energy. She is also a founding officer and director of ABC2, a foundation aimed at accelerating a cure for brain cancer. She is the author, along with Benjamin Healey of the widely cited report on the history of U.S. energy subsidies entitled, "What Would Jefferson Do? The Historical Role of Federal Subsidies in Shaping America's Energy Future", co-authored with Michael Lazar, "Red, White & Green: The True Colors of America's Clean Tech Jobs", co-authored with Noah Walker, "Ask Saint Onofrio: Finding What Has Been Lost in A Tale of Two Energy Sources", co-authored with Anand Chhabra, "Renewables Are Driving Up Electricity Prices: Wait, What?", and co-authored with Kristofer Holz, "The 2017 Inauguration: Empowering a Clean Energy Nation". She received her BA and MA in anthropology from Stanford University and her MBA from the Yale School of Management.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • One Montgomery Street
  • Suite 2375
  • San Francisco, CA 94104
  • United States
+1 (415) 000-0000

Nancy Pfund Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Modsy 18-Mar-2015 Early Stage VC 00.000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
0000000 00000000 0 10-Apr-2014 00000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 00000

Nancy Pfund Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
00000 30-Aug-2023 000000000000000000

Nancy Pfund Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Nancy Pfund Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Nancy Pfund Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA