First Step Venture Partner Angela Jackson in Portland Tribune


Investment fund Portfolia announced it has added Angela Jackson of the Portland Seed Fund as a venture partner for its new fund called the FirstStep Fund.

Jackson will continue working with the Portland Seed Fund but will bring her expertise, along with four other partners spread across the country, to finding startups with a female angle: companies either founded or run by women or producing a product or service of particular interest to women.

Portfolia Inc. CEO and Founder Trish Costello came to Portland Wednesday from San Francisco host get together with Jackson and prospective investors and entrepreneurs. Twenty-three people, seven off them men, met in the boardroom of local angel investors Stephanie Kelly and Jason Saunders in the Brewery Blocks. Jackson introduced them as "friends of the ecosystem."

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