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Co-founder @
Investments
8 Investments in 8 Companies
Gender:
Female
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Person Details

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Prior to Rivet Ventures, Christina A. Brodbeck was a founding team member at YouTube, where she was the company's first UI Designer. While at YouTube, she was the lead designer for YouTube Mobile. Christina, a passionate advocate for innovation in education, launched YouTube EDU as her official side project. Before YouTube, Christina worked at MRL Ventures, NASA, and Keynote Systems. Most recently, Christina co-founded Pickvee, a startup focused on using technology to improve health and well-being. The company's first product, TheIceBreak, is an app and Web site that helps couples grow in their relationships. She is a seasoned angel investor with investments in approximately 20 companies, and has mentored at various places including 500 Startups and The Designer Fund. Some investments include: Cue, HeyZap, Matterport, and Vayable. She speaks globally on women in technology, design, investing and entrepreneurship. She is originally from the Chicagoland area, and has a bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and holds a master's degree in Instructional Multimedia Design from San Francisco State University.

Jobs (5)

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Managing Partner

2013 - Current   (over 3 years)

Co-founder

Oct 7, 2010 - Current   (almost 6 years)

Co-founder, CEO

Oct 1, 2009 - Current   (about 7 years)
Past
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Company
May, 2007
Aug, 2009
Design Lead, YouTube Mobile
Sep, 2005
May, 2007
User Interface Designer

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Investments (8)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2014$3.7M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2012$1.6M / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2012$500k / AngelPersonal Investment
Oct, 2011$1.1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2010$1.2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2010$700k / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2010$700k / AngelPersonal Investment
May, 2009$650k / SeedPersonal Investment

Education (3)

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