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COO and Co-Founder @
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1 Investment in 1 Company
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London
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Avid is a general partner at Google Ventures. Prior to Google Ventures, Avid co-founded Boticca, a global marketplace for independent brands of fashion accessories.

Avid has been involved in the startup ecosystem as a developer, product manager, founder, investor, and advisor since 1998. Avid started investing at Accel Partners in London in 2006, where she focused on software and Internet investments. She also held product management roles at Tellme Networks, eBay, and Skype, and began programming in college. While at eBay, Avid was granted a patent for her work on a suite of selling tools.

In addition to her role with Google Ventures, Avid is an advisor to Founders4Schools and the Breteau Foundation. She serves on the Harvard Business School European Advisory Board. She also leads Code.org and the Hour of Code in the UK.

Avid earned her B.S. and M.S. in engineering at Stanford University, where she was a Mayfield Fellow. She also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and is a Kauffman Fellow. She currently serves on the Harvard Business School European Advisory Board. She speaks French, English, Farsi, and German.

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Jul, 2014 - Current   (about 2 years)
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Investments (1)

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Feb, 2010$10M / Series APersonal Investment

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