B Capital Group
Karen Appleton Page is a General Partner at B Capital Group, a global firm specializing in equity investing in venture and growth-stage startups. A respected investor, advisor and entrepreneur, Karen focuses on enterprise, fintech, and consumer marketplaces, focusing on companies that have achieved early traction with customers and have reached a point of rapid growth.
Prior to joining B Capital, Karen made angel investments and advised a variety of startups, bringing to bear her extensive experience as an operator. She previously worked at Apple on the enterprise team, leading the commercial channel, strategic partners, the Mobility Partner Program and the industry team. Karen was a founding executive at Box, leading GTM activities, defining Box’s approach to partnerships and business development, cultivating C-level relationships, strategic initiatives, and founder of Box.org.
She is experienced in building businesses from zero to high growth, evaluating and deploying double-digit expansion efforts, and defining and implementing net-new initiatives. Karen is particularly passionate about executing strategic partnerships and business development plans through data driven analysis, strategic prioritization, and relentless execution. Adept at public speaking, building teams and managing people to do their best work, Karen is described by peers and leaders as an athlete, broad-based in skillsets, creative, instinctive, driven, and with a vast network of relationships that impact business outcomes.
Karen is on the board of Deputy, Plastiq and Bright.md, and a trustee at the Computer History Museum and Thorn. She is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council at The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Karen has built a portfolio of high impact angel investments that include Werk, Elliot, Ever Loved, RDMD, HarperWilde, The Riveter, Mutiny, DogSpot, Glamsquad and Ohana.
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