Karen Gryga Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 2

  • Portfolio
  • 2

Karen Gryga General Information

Description

Ms. Karen Gryga serves as Managing Director, Investments at Dreamit Ventures. Ms. Gryga served as Chief Investment Officer Dreamit Fund II, Managing Director, Investments & Founder at DreamIt Ventures. She served as Board Member at Allevi. Karen Griffith Gryga is an experienced venture capitalist, investor and entrepreneur with over 20 years of investing and operating experience. In her role at Dreamit, Karen spearheaded the Dreamit Athena program, which focuses on providing support to female founders. Before Dreamit, Karen cofounded FashInvest and Lipstick Wisdom. Prior to founding these two companies, Karen was a founder and partner at Liberty Venture Partners, a Philadelphia-based venture fund established in 1997 with $150 million under management. Prior to Liberty, Karen was a Managing Director of Philadelphia Ventures Inc., a privately held venture capital management firm with a family of corporate and institutional limited partnerships exceeding $100 million of committed capital. Karen is well known throughout the entrepreneurial community and was previously on the board of the Greater Philadelphia Venture Group for seven years and was Chairman of the group for the 1999-2000 term. Karen also serves on the board of the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania. Karen began her career at TRW Inc., a multi-billion dollar conglomerate, in their Federal Systems Division as a software developer. Karen is a frequent speaker on the subject of venture capital and entrepreneurialism in both professional and academic communities. She holds a MBA in decision analysis from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and a Masters in Computer Science from the Moore School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. Karen earned her Bachelor of Science degree in computer science (Phi Beta Kappa) from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • WeWork Irving Place, 33 Irving Place
  • Floor 10
  • New York, NY 10003
  • United States

Karen Gryga Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
CreatorUp 24-Sep-2019 Early Stage VC 00.000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
000000000 30-Sep-2014 000000000000 00000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
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Karen Gryga Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Karen Gryga Angel Investor 00 0 New York, NY
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Karen Gryga Co-Investors (6)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Draper Venture Network 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kerry Rupp 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
LearnStart 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Metavallon VC 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
New Markets Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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