VICTORIA BEASLEY
PARTNER

Victoria is a Partner at Prelude Ventures, where her investments and experience span renewable energy, food & agriculture, sustainable apparel, and advanced computing.  She also leads transportation efforts for the fund.  She holds Board or hands-on Observer roles at Yerdle, OptimoRoute, Scoop, ClearMetal, Ripple Foods, Sense Photonics and Thrilling.

Victoria joined Prelude Ventures in 2016, but she first got to know the Prelude team nearly 10 years ago when she was running finance at a portfolio company.  Prior to investing, she worked in multiple start-ups in the solar energy space, founded an agriculture supply chain company, and worked on climate change strategy at BCG.  Victoria started her career in investment banking and has lived twice in East Africa working on women’s healthcare and energy access.  Victoria also believes passionately in the value of diverse voices and inclusive environments.  

 

Victoria holds an MBA from Stanford University, as well as an MS in Environment and Resources.  She also holds a BS in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she was a Copland Scholar.  Victoria lives in San Francisco with her husband and enjoys running to the farmers’ market on Saturday mornings and exploring the neighborhood hardware store.

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