Written by lorea
November 4, 2015

Julie is Co-Founder and General Partner at Fyrfly Venture Partners and has spent over 20 years in the venture business as investor and operator. Julie has a strong background in investments in SaaS, internet infrastructure and digital media. Prior to FYRFLY, she was the founder of Allegro Venture Partners, also a seed stage investment fund. Portfolio companies include Tango Card, OrderGroove, TRACE, Bazaarvoice, Switchfly, and Spredfast.

Julie is the Founder and Chair of The V Foundation Wine Celebration, a charity wine auction which has raised almost $70M for cancer research. Julie also serves on the national board of The V Foundation for Cancer Research, an organization that was started by Jimmy Valvano and ESPN in 1993.

Julie holds an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurial and Strategic Management also from The Wharton School.

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Nearly $9 Million Raised for Cancer Research at 19th Annual V Foundation Wine Celebration

NAPA VALLEY, CA (August 15, 2017) – The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a top-rated cancer research charity, is proud

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The V Foundation Wine Celebration and The JG Black Book Collection

The JG Black Book Collection is a curated portfolio of the world’s most inspired travel experiences. These are uncommon journeys, places

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