Kirsten is the founder of Forerunner Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm. With nearly two decades of investment experience, spanning public and private companies, Kirsten combines an experience and thesis driven approach, with a consumer centric view, to identify visionary entrepreneurs and compelling brand platforms. Through her work at Forerunner, she has raised in excess of $100M and partnered with some of the most promising companies in the current evolution of commerce/retailing. Representative investments include: Birchbox, Bonobos, Dollar Shave Club, Hotel Tonight, Nomi, Retention Science, Warby Parker.
- 07/26/12 -techcrunch.com