Ms. Farrington is a founder and partner of StarVest Partners, L.P., a New York City based venture capital firm that invests in software, ecommerce and business services. Founded in 1998, StarVest has invested in 25 companies.
Having served on the boards of many private and public companies previously, Ms. Farrington currently sits on the Boards of NetSuite, Fieldglass, ComparisonMarket (Insurance.com) and Perquest on behalf of StarVest. She is also a director and chairman of the Compensation Committee and member of the Audit Committee of Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLCT).
Prior to founding StarVest, Ms. Farrington held positions including: President and CEO of Victory Ventures, LLC, a New York-based private equity investment firm; and Managing Director of Asian Oceanic Group, a Hong Kong-based merchant bank.
Earlier in her career she was in management positions spanning international and domestic investment banking and securities analysis with Merrill Lynch & Co. based in New York, Hong Kong and Tokyo. She is a graduate of Smith College and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.