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Brittney Gavini, Investor, Pivotal Ventures

Brittney Riley Gavini’s work focuses on driving capital to overlooked people and problems by making venture capital more equitable and effective. She has over a decade of experience focused on early-stage innovation, as an operator, investor, and LP. For the last five years, Brittney has been at Pivotal Ventures, an investment and incubation company founded by Melinda French Gates. There, she leads the direct investment work, investing in startups in the Care Economy, and also invests in emerging venture funds. Previously, Brittney led the US ventures team at Village Capital, where she built the process and team to source, train, and invest in early-stage companies in Fintech, Health, and Education. Brittney spent the beginning of her career at early startups, focused on growth and community in the consumer tech space. Brittney is a Kauffman Fellow (Class 28) and lives in San Francisco with her husband, two young girls, and one attention deprived pup.