Fran Hauser is an angel investor, digital media veteran and an advocate for women and kids. She is passionate about connecting people and inspiring change.
An active investor, Fran is a partner at Rothenberg Ventures. Within her personal portfolio, she was the first investor in online retailer ZADY and an early funder of LevoLeague.
Before diving into the world of venture capital, Fran spent 15 years in the digital media space, holding President and General Manager positions at Time Inc., AOL and Moviefone. She played an integral role in the $400mm sale of Moviefone to AOL and in building PEOPLE.com into one of the most successful women's websites.
A passionate advocate of women and children around the globe, Fran is a funder of the PBS documentary Half the Sky, Board Chair of GlobalGiving and an advisory board member of Helpusadopt. She lives in Bedford, NY with her husband and two darling boys.
|Aug 19, 2016||PE HUB - Rothenberg Ventures sees staff departures, report claims|
|Jan 27, 2016||Women 2.0 - Nice Women Finish First When They Ask The Right Questions|
|Nov 28, 2015||Women 2.0 - 3 Simple Actions to Empower More Female Leaders|
|Nov 28, 2015||Women 2.0 - What You Can Personally Do to Empower More Female Leaders|
|May 15, 2015||Business Wire - The Make a Power Move Program Inspires Women to Take Charge of Their Career Ambitions|
|Dec 30, 2014||Re/code - A Visit to Rothenberg Ventures' New Virtual-Reality Accelerator|
|May 2, 2014||Re/code - Former Time Exec Fran Hauser Is Now a VC|
|Feb 26, 2014||Re/code - Three Top Time Inc. Digital Execs Head out the Door|