RRE Ventures is a New York-based venture capital firm that makes early stage investments, including seed. In its 24 year history, RRE has backed companies such as 8i, Bark & Co, Business Insider, Buzzfeed, Clearpath Robotics, Concur, Giphy, Makerbot, Managed by Q, Proofpoint, Spaceflight, Spire, theSkimm, Venmo, Vine and Wisdom Tree. RRE has raised seven funds with total capital commitments of $1.5 billion. RRE Ventures invests nationally across all sectors, with a current focus on Enterprise Software, Financial Services, Media, Robotics, VR/AR, Space & Satellites, AI/ML, Real Estate Technology, and Healthcare IT.
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Maria is the Vice President of Business Development at RRE Ventures, where she is responsible for working with their active portfolio companies and F500 Leadership Teams to drive collaboration where strategies align on both sides. As Head of Platform for the firm, she also leads initiatives that help founding teams grow and scale or expand RRE’s presence within and beyond the NYC ecosystem. Prior to RRE, Maria was Chief of Staff and Executive Director of Business Development for a NY-based ad tech company, Eyeview, as they scaled from 23 to over 100+. Maria began her career at General Electric in Operations Management & Supply Chain. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Industrial Engineering from UW-Madison. Outside of work she is the board chair of a nonprofit in Africa, African Entrepreneur Collective, that works with entrepreneurs in Rwanda and Tanzania across urban, refugee and rural environments to drive job growth.