Episode 46: Deborah Jackson, of Plum Alley

Deborah Jackson is a founder and entrepreneur, early-stage investor and former investment banker.  In 2012 Deborah founded Plum Alley to advance women entrepreneurs and strong teams of women and men, to build better products and companies that are positioned to outperform others.

Deborah's accomplishments include:
- 20+ years raising capital for entities including healthcare  technology; past experience includes Goldman Sachs,  Shattuck Hammond Partners
- Early stage investor in copmanies in consumer internet, cloud  software, mobile, and medical, including one IPO
- Co-Founder/Advisor, WIM Accelerator to build mobile tech
- Columbia University Committee Advisor to President on Entrepreneurship
- Awards & Recognition: TechCrunch 40 Over 40, Forbes  “Women Changing the World” (VC/Enrepreneurs), Fast  Company “League of Extraordinary Women,” Bpeace  Economic Impact Award
- Start-up Competition Judge: Harvard Busines School New  Venture Competition, Technovation, Startup Weekend
- Featured Speaker: CNBC, Family Office Association, HBS,  The Atlantic Conference, Columbia University, UPenn