Jennifer Fonstad Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 5
  • Portfolio
  • 3
  • Exits
  • 2

Jennifer Fonstad General Information


Ms. Jennifer Fonstad is a Co-Founder at Owl Capital. She is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Aspect Ventures. She serves as Board Member at Edeniq, Writer, and Vida Health. She is also a Co-Founder of Broadway Angels. She is a serial entrepreneur and veteran venture investor with over two decades of experience in Mobile and Enterprise technology, including Healthcare IT. She co-founded Aspect Ventures in 2014, an early stage, mobile-focused investment firm with $150MM under management. Prior to Aspect, Jennifer was a Managing Director with Draper Fisher Jurvetson for 17 years where she helped grow the firm from $150MM under management to over $3.5Billion before she left to found Aspect. While at DFJ she invested in 22 software and healthcare companies with 3 IPOs and 6 M&A exits. In addition, Jennifer led the formation of and sat on the investment committees of several DFJ affiliate funds including DFJ Vietnam and DFJ Israel, as well as serving as an advisor to DFJ China. She is also a co-founder of Broadway Angels, a San Francisco-based angel network with over 40 investments and 50 women members drawing from the VC and technology communities. Jennifer's success as an investor has landed her on the Forbes Midas List twice and in 2016 she was named Deloitte's "Venture Capitalist of the Year." In 2017, Working Mother named her one of "The 50 Most Powerful Moms." She is a graduate, Cum Laude, from Georgetown University and holds an MBA with Distinction from the Harvard Business School. Prior to venture investing, Jennifer was a consultant with Bain & Company and spent a year teaching math to high school students in sub-Sahara(n) Africa. She is currently a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She serves on Board of The MasterCard Foundation. She served as a Board Member at Kaiima. She served as Board Member at iCiX.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 471 Emerson Street
  • Palo Alto, CA 94301
  • United States

Jennifer Fonstad Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
WorkWhile 18-Dec-2020 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
00000000 01-Jul-2017 00000 00000 000.00 Asset Management Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
0000000 30-May-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
Gemshare 03-Apr-2014 Seed Round 00.00 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Startup 00000000 0000000
Widetronix 01-Jun-2011 Seed Round 00.00 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue
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Jennifer Fonstad Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
EdSurge 06-Nov-2019 Merger/Acquisition
00000000 01-Mar-2015 000000000000000000
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Jennifer Fonstad Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jennifer Fonstad Angel Investor 00 0 0 Palo Alto, CA
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Jennifer Fonstad Co-Investors (7)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
F7 Ventures 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Katrina Lake 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Khosla Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Philipp Brenner 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Siqi Chen 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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