CompanyFounder Collective

Skills & Expertise B2B, Company Culture, Go-To-Market Strategy, Seed-Stage Investing (Sector Agnostic)

Please Note: Amanda is an experienced investor in B2B, SaaS, and Climatech. For any other sector related questions, please book a time with one of our other Venture Capital Advisors.

Virtual Appointments  Mar 14th; Mar 20th

In-Person Appointments  Apr 9th

Amanda is a Partner at Founder Collective and based in New York. Amanda invests in Founders across all sectors at the Pre-seed/ Seed stage. Her recent investments span distributed energy, health tech, marketplaces, and B2B SaaS.

She was previously an operator and has spent time building and growing one of the largest omni-channel retailers in South Africa, launching their e-commerce and expanding the footprint to over 300 stores.

Prior to returning to South Africa, Amanda was with the Highland Consumer Fund investing in and growing retail and consumer goods companies. She spent the early part of her career gaining a solid understanding of the US consumer at L Brands in New York, launching new beauty brands and focusing on growth and innovation, and consulting with industry leaders at Boston Consulting Group in New York.

Amanda has a passion for building strong cultures in growing companies, and operational background in building e-commerce companies from the ground-up.

Amanda completed her Undergraduate in Economics at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and received her MBA from Harvard Business School. She is a mom of three and a yoga enthusiast, with a side passion for healthy cooking and living.

InterestsAmanda has a passion for coaching and mentoring entrepreneurs.