After spending an award-winning career in sales, marketing and operations for one of the largest education providers, Marcia Dawood now works on making people’s dream come true.
She currently serves as the Chair of the Board of the Angel Capital Association (ACA). The ACA is the professional society for angel investors in the United States.
Marcia is an investor in several early stage private companies. In addition to her own investing, she is a Venture Partner with Mindshift Capital and a part of the investment committee for Next Wave Impact Fund.
She is also a member of Golden Seeds, one of the largest angel groups in the US. Mindshift Capital and Golden Seeds focus on investing in women-led companies. According to Bloomberg, the amount of early stage investing dollars that went to women in 2021 was less than 3%. We need to change this!!!
Marcia is a founding member and current chair of the ACA’s Growing Women’s Capital group building syndication and collaboration among US investment groups focused on women-led companies.
Previously, she was the COO of Portfolia (one of her portfolio companies) as well as a managing partner at BlueTree Capital Group where she was responsible for investment strategy, diligence research and member education.
She received an MBA from the Global Executive program at UNC’s Kenan Flagler’s School of Business, OneMBA.
Recently she was a speaker at TedX Charlotte in North Carolina. Here is a link to the talk on Do Good while Doing Well.