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(Virtual Office Hours) Female Founders & Funders

In collaboration with female leaders in entrepreneurship and investment, Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs hosts Female Founders and Funders, a monthly meet-up to connect female entrepreneurs with female investors for mentorship, learning, and informal conversations about building a business.

This month our office hour hosts are Jessica Millstone, Managing Director, Copper Wire Ventures, and Sarah Lee, Partner at Peak State Ventures.


Jessica Millstone

Managing Director, Copper Wire Ventures

Jessica Millstone, MPS, Ed.M, is a leading expert and advisor on the use of educational technology, and an investor in early-stage technology companies. Prior to launching Copper Wire Ventures, a venture capital fund focused on direct investments into women-led tech companies, Jessica was Director of Engagement at BrainPOP and also the inaugural Education Fellow at the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, a research + innovation lab within Sesame Workshop.

Jessica holds master’s degrees from New York University’s Interactive Telecommunication Program and Bank Street College of Education, and organizes the NYEdTech Meetup, a professional networking organization comprised of over 9000 educators, entrepreneurs and investors working in the edtech space.

Sarah Lee

Partner at Peak State Ventures

I am a former education startup founder with 16+ years of experience scaling innovative education programs/schools, coaching founding teams of EdTech Startups globally, and investing in future-of-learning/future-of-work companies (seed-Series C).

INTEREST AREAS: Future-of-Work, Future-of-Learning, EdTech, Higher Education Innovation/Alternatives, SeniorTech/Later Life Learning, SilverTech, Early Childhood Education, Modernized Montessori.

Event Details
03. 26. 2021
8:30 am - 9:30 am