CompanyGSV Acceleration

Skills & ExpertiseFounder development, finding product–market fit, user-centric design, market research, business plan evaluation, customer acquisition, network effects, marketplaces, hiring, outsourcing, team leadership & dynamics, fostering high performance cultures, consumer internet models, subscriptions, B2B sales, media businesses, raising capital, and scaling organizations.

Anne Dwane, (HBS-98), is a co-founder and partner at Village Global (, an early stage venture fund backed by some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs.

Prior Experience:

Previously, Anne was Partner at GSV Acceleration, an early stage VC firm backing entrepreneurs leveraging technology to transform learning and career outcomes from “pre-K to grey”. Prior to GSV, Anne was Chief Business Officer at Chegg (NYSE: CHGG), CEO at Zinch (acquired by Chegg), GM of Affinity Networks at Monster (NYSE: MWW), and GM at Military Advantage, acquired by Monster. Prior, Anne was in Business Development at Interval Research Corporation, Product Management at Nabisco, and Consumer Research at Information Resources Inc. Anne is a member of the 2010 class of Henry Crown Fellows at the Aspen Institute.