Primary Role
Managing Director at Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ)
Harvard Business School

Person Details


Jennifer Scott Fonstad is a Board Director at EdeniQ Inc.

She is also a Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Considered one of the most senior women in venture today, Ms. Fonstad invests broadly in early stage companies, most recently taking an early leadership role in clean energy. Additionally, she has been working to change our country’s healthcare system through entrepreneurship.

Recent investment successes include,Athenahealth (NASDAQ: ATHN), Lumenos (acquired by Wellpoint, NYSE: WLP),NetZero (NASDAQ: UNTD) .

In addition to her investing responsibilities, Jennifer sits on the investment committees for DFJ VinaCapital, DFJ’s partner fund in Vietnam, DFJ Tamir Fishman, DFJ’s partner fund in Israel, and serves as adviser to the DFJ China team.Jennifer finds much of her inspiration from her family. She and her husband Diego are building the first LEED Platinum certified home in their home town of Atherton.

Her oldest daughter has taught her the importance of grassroots efforts through her work with the Atherton GreenSTART program, her school, and through the FIRST Lego Competition (see their work on water conservation at:

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