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 passionate about supporting and mentoring female and minority entrepreneurs, and has a focus on fitness, wellness, consumer tech, fem tech and diversity-focused businesses. She is an investor in several female-led start-ups, including BeautyLynkFitReserveMi PadrinoUnruly Studios, and Vidcode. She is also an investor in the Porfolia Enterprise Fund and FemTech Fund. She frequently speaks about entrepreneurship and angel investing and serves as a judge in pitch competitions, including Parallel 18, E for All and IFundWomen. She is also an Advisory Board member for The Capital Network in Boston.

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Finding their wings: Boston’s female
angel investors put women first

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