Julie is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Magnify Ventures, a seed stage venture capital fund. Before launching Magnify, she spent over a decade as an investor and advisor with institutional-scale family offices and mission-focused organizations, including launching and leading the venture capital investment portfolio and strategy at Pivotal Ventures, an investment and incubation company created by Melinda French Gates.
In her roles, Julie has invested in pre-revenue startups, category-defining companies, and industry-leading venture capital firms, and she’s built partnerships across sectors to seed innovation in emergent markets. She is a frequent speaker on venture capital, startups, and the care economy. Julie is a Kauffman Fellow and member of All Raise.