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53 Investments in 43 Companies
New York

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Gotham Gal

Joanne Wilson has had many careers. She started out in retail, eventually moving to the wholesale arena. She then transitioned to the media side of the technology world, before once again reinventing herself as an investor. She is currently an active angel investor with a portfolio of over 90 companies such as Food52, Catchafire, Vengo, Nestio, Captureproof, Makers Row, Le Tote, and Union Station. She has been involved in numerous real estate transactions from beginning to end and continues to make investments in that world. She is also an investor in a few restaurants in the New York area. In addition to these endeavors, Joanne has been involved in various education projects and served as chairperson at Hot Bread Kitchen, a non-profit committed to increasing access to the culinary industry for woman and minority entrepreneurs. She also sits on the board of The Highline.

Joanne has maintained her very popular blog, www.gothamgal.com for over 11 years. She loves to bake, cook, throw a good party, travel, read, collect art, do the crossword and stay on top of what's happening around the globe and in NYC.

Her most successful venture is being married to her best friend, Fred and raising their three kids- Jessica, Emily and Josh.

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jun, 2016$1.2M / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2016$350k / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2016$8M / Series APersonal Investment
Feb, 2016$2.93M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2015$8M / Series APersonal Investment
Dec, 2015$750k / AngelPersonal Investment
Nov, 2015$2.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2015undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2015$1.1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2015undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2015$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2015$3.9M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2015$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2015undisclosed amount / Convertible NotePersonal Investment
Jun, 2015$3.75M / VenturePersonal Investment
Jun, 2015$500k / AngelPersonal Investment
Apr, 2015$1.7M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2015$1.7M / Series APersonal Investment
Dec, 2014$1.6M / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2014$3.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Oct, 2014undisclosed amount / Debt FinancingPersonal Investment
Sep, 2014$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2014$1.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2014$530k / AngelPersonal Investment
Jul, 2014$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2014$2M / Series APersonal Investment
Feb, 2014$1.25M / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2014undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2014$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2014€500k / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2014$1.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2014undisclosed amount / Convertible NotePersonal Investment
Jan, 2014$460k / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2013$1.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Nov, 2013$11.1M / Series APersonal Investment
Aug, 2013$3.7M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2013$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2013$1.5M / Seed (Lead)Personal Investment
Apr, 2013$1M / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2013$2.25M / Series APersonal Investment

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