Co-Founder, WXR Fund
Abby is a Co-Founder of the WXR Fund, a seed stage fund focused on investing in women-led startups in the immersive technology space. Prior to the WXR Fund, Abby was a Fellow focused on the AR/VR ecosystem at Mucker Capital, a seed and series A venture capital firm in Los Angeles. Before venture capital, Abby held roles in business development and strategic partnerships at Daqri, a leading augmented reality software and hardware technology company, and Mass Relevance (acq. by Spredfast), an enterprise software platform that led innovation in interactive social media marketing through partnerships with Twitter & Facebook. She has a BA from University of California at Berkeley and attended Wharton for business school. Abby is also an active advisor to several startups for which she has assisted from formation through seed funding from corporate investors and venture capital sources.
Come meet the WXR Fund co-founders and hear how the journey began. Help us kick off a day of fireside chats, panel discussions with industry leaders, and then come cheer on the Founders in the 2nd WXR Cohort as they pitch their startups at the 2nd WXR Pitch Showcase!
What does it take to successfully raise a round of funding in XR? What are the unique challenges and opportunities in being a female founder? Before kicking off the second WXR Pitch Showcase, we’ll hear from Allison Wood, the CEO of CameraIQ, on how she raised funding and what she learned.
A panel of investors provide advice and answer questions on how to raise money and succeed as an XR startup. More details to be announced shortly.