Finance Monthly - Women in Finance Awards 2023

Finance Monthly Women in Finance Awards 2023 USA 45 About Emmalyn Shaw Emmalyn is a co-founder and managing partner of Flourish Ventures, an early-stage global venture capital firm that invests in mission-driven entrepreneurs and industry influencers working towards a fair financial system. Emmalyn leads the firm’s US investment team. Her current portfolio of disruptive fintech companies includes Brigit, Chime, Clerkie,, EarnUp, Jetty, Kin, Mantl, Propel, Skipify, Steady, TrueBiz and Unit. She has 23 years of venture investing experience, working closely with entrepreneurs to build large scale businesses. Prior to launching Flourish, Emmalyn was a partner at Omidyar Network where she co-managed the Financial Inclusion investment team. She joined Omidyar from Oak Investment Partners where she spent more than eight years deploying $200+ million in leading technology companies. Before Oak, Emmalyn invested across late stage technology companies with VantagePoint Partners and early stage innovators with the Barksdale Group, venture fund led by former CEO of Netscape, Jim Barksdale. Prior to her work in venture, Emm worked as an investment banker in Morgan Stanley’s Technology group during the 90s. She began her career as a product manager for fintech company, MSCI Barra, a leading portfolio analytics software company. About Flourish Ventures We are early-stage investors backing mission-driven entrepreneurs and industry influencers working towards a fair financial system. We invest in ideas and innovations that disrupt legacy structures, shape the system for the better and help customers achieve financial health and prosperity. HOW WE WORK We build ecosystems across the financial industry. Our strength lies in our market expertise, our investment model and our long-term partnerships. With our patient-capital approach, we help founders solve challenges across their business models, teams and partnerships. Our responsive, talented team of professionals offer guidance, expertise, and a breadth of services to empower our fintech partners. Managing Partner Flourish Ventures FinTech Adviser of the Year Shaw Emmalyn

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