New York venture capital firm FirstMark Capital has tapped Beth Ferreira to join as a managing director, its second female partner addition in two months.
Ferreira joins FirstMark after more than two years at WME Ventures, where she’d launched a $50 million fund announced last November. Her arrival at FirstMark comes as the firm has restocked its investor bench in recent weeks, adding Catherine Ulrich in October.
“There are just not that many seats in venture, and this was an opportunity to go to a firm aligned with how I was investing,” says Ferreira, who says she’ll focus on commerce, marketplace and services startups for the firm. “We created a successful portfolio at WME Ventures and I’m proud we were able to do that while investing half in women-founded businesses.”Read Complete Article