ANGEL INVESTOR

BETTY FRANCISCO PROFILE

BETTY FRANCISCO PROFILE

This Is What An Angel Looks Like
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Betty is an angel investor and entrepreneur with over 20 years of business, legal and risk management experience. She began angel investing through Pipeline Angels, a network of new and seasoned women investors, that is changing the face of angel investing and creating capital for women and non-binary femme social entrepreneurs. As a member of Pipeline Angels, she regularly evaluates investing opportunities and speaks on behalf of the organization to promote the program. She is also a graduate of Babson College’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab, a yearlong residency program for women entrepreneurs that accelerates the entrepreneurial path from ideation to launch.

Betty is a co-founder of the Investors of Color Network (ICN), which is building an ecosystem of Black and Latinx accredited investors to close the racial funding gap in start-up capital. One of ICN’s many goals is to activate and mobilize ten thousand investors of color to collectively create $100 million in new capital for Black and brown entrepreneurs over the next five years. 

Betty is passionate about supporting and mentoring female and minority entrepreneurs, and has a focus on education, fitness, wellness, consumer tech, fin-tech and diversity-focused businesses. She is an investor in several female-led start-ups, including Allergy Amulet, CNoteBeautyLynkFitReserveMi PadrinoUnruly Studios, and Vidcode. She is also an investor in the Porfolia Enterprise Fund, FemTech Fund and Rising America Fund. She frequently speaks about entrepreneurship and angel investing and serves as a judge in pitch competitions. She is also a member of the Investment Committee at Boston Impact Initiative, a social impact fund, and an Advisory Council member for The Capital Network in Boston.

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