Ann Miura-Ko

Co-Founding Partner at Floodgate Fund LP

Ann Miura-Ko

Ann Miura-Ko

Co-Founding Partner at Floodgate Fund LP

Overview
Career Highlights

Floodgate Fund LP
All Raise

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2994

Number of Boards

19

Birthday

1978 - Palo Alto, CA, United States

Age

43

Number of Awards

1

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Co-Founder & Partner at Floodgate Fund LP

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Co-Founder at Thinkful, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Thinkful, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Lyft, Inc.

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Founder at Chloe & Isabel, Inc.

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Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Inscopix, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Inscopix, Inc.

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Founder at Tango Card, Inc.

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Chief Strategy Officer at Lyft, Inc.

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Partner at Floodgate Fund LP

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Ann Miura-Ko
Co-Founding Partner at Floodgate Fund LP
Education
PhD, Quantitative Modeling of Computer Security
Class of 2010

Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford is generally ranked among the best universities in the world by academic publications. It is also one of the top fundraising institutions in the country, becoming the first school to raise more than a billion dollars in a year.

BS with Major in Electrical Engineering

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Career History
Co-Founding Partner
2006 - Current

Floodgate Fund invests in technology companies located in the US, primarily in the San Francisco Bay Area and Texas. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of hardware, small business, enterprise & software. They provides financing for seed & early stage capital requirements.

Analyst
2001 - 2003

Charles River Ventures focuses on early-stage investments in communications & technology, enterprise software/services and media/entertainment sectors. Initial investments range from $25,000 to $5 million. Investments over the life of a project range from $3 million to $20 million. This typically results in a significant but non-controlling interest at the time of an IPO. Charles River Ventures typically serves as the lead investor.

Senior Business Analyst
1998 - 2001

McKinsey & Co., Inc. provides management consulting services. It specializes in design, marketing and sales, analytics, operations, transformation and restructuring, risk, strategy and corporate finance, and sustainability and resource productivity. The company was founded by James O. McKinsey in 1926 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2016 - Current

Lyft, Inc. engages in the provision and management of online social rideshare community platform. It provides access to a network of shared bikes and scooters for shorter rides and first-mile and last-mile legs of multimodal trips, information about nearby public transit routes, and Lyft Rentals to offer riders a view of transportation options when planning any trip. The company was founded by Marcus Cohn, John Zimmer, Rajat Suri, Matt van Horn, and Logan Green in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Director
2014 - Current

Thinkful, Inc. provides online education services for professionals. It also provides curricula to structure its learning and mentorship to accelerate it. The company was founded by Daniel Friedman and Darrell Silver in October 2012 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
Current

Ayasdi AI LLC develops interactive analysis and visualization software. Its technology is used to discover new drug therapies, uncover the causes of diseases, root out financial fraud, accelerate energy exploration, discover customer segmentation and complement other Big Data solutions. The company was founded by Gurjeet Singh, Gunnar Carlson and Harlan Sexton in 2008 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Member, Advisory Council
Prior - 2019

The MIT Media Lab is an interdisciplinary research laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology devoted to projects at the convergence of technology, multimedia and design. Staff and students have backgrounds ranging from electrical engineering and computer science to sociology and music and others. The MIT Media Lab was founded by MIT Professor Nicholas Negroponte and former MIT President Jerome Wiesner and opened its doors in the Wiesner Building at MIT in 1985.

Political Donations
$1,000
2011

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

Transactions
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Vice Media LLC purchases Refinery 29 from Floodgate Fund LP, Stripes LLC/NY, Hearst Interactive Media, First Round Capital, Lead Edge Capital Management LLC, Lerer Hippeau, WPP Plc /Private Equity

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Stichting INGKA Foundation, IKEA Group purchase TaskRabbit, Inc. from Floodgate Fund LP, First Round Capital, Facebook, Inc. (Venture Capital), Baseline Ventures, NextView Management Company LLC, Slow Ventures LLC, Red Swan Ventures LLC, Glenmont Mucker Management LLC

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Walmart, Inc., Jet.Com, Inc. purchase ModCloth, Inc. from TriplePoint Capital LLC, Floodgate Fund LP, Accel Partners LLC, Innovation Works, Inc., Norwest Venture Partners, Pinnacle Ventures LLC, First Round Capital, Sandwith Ventures LLC, Grasshopper Escapement LLC, Great Oaks Venture Capital BZ LLC

Investments
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Chairman Mom, Inc. operates online platform which solves the problems faced by working mothers. The company was founded by Sarah Lacy and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Mixmax, Inc. engages in providing computer software services. The firm makes email as powerful as web pages by enabling actions like completing purchases, confirming expense reports, scheduling events and answering surveys. The company was founded by Olof Mathé, Chanpory Rith and Brad Vogel in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Part of FLOODGATE Fund LP, Floodgate Management Co. LLC is a company headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, that provides investment advice.

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Awards & Honors
2020
Barron's Magazine - 100 Most Influential Women in U.S. Finance
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