Board of Directors, New York Angels
President, Grove Street Capital LLC
Elaine Gilde is a board member of New York Angels, a “top-ten” angel group in the U.S. As a founding board member, she helped to build this 140+ member group into a preeminent force in the early stage start-up world. Ms. Gilde invests through her own angel investment vehicle, Grove Street Capital LLC.
Ms. Gilde has a diverse portfolio of start-up investments, focusing on business services and FinTech, and in areas where an innovative approach will make a difference. She sits on corporate boards and advisory boards of investments and is adept at thinking strategically to create world-class companies. She has realized successful exits and guided start-ups through the challenges of business building.
In her career, Elaine was a Managing Director (partner) at a private equity firm and led merchant banking investments while an investment banker on Wall Street. She began her career as a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company. She holds an A.B. from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Elaine is attending / has attended:
The 2019 New York Venture Summit