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Aurelia Flores

Venture Partner and Run Angel Network

McLean, VA, USA

New Markets Venture Partners

New Markets Venture Partners

About

I am a Venture Partner at New Markets Venture Partners, a venture capital firm that prefers to invest in Series A and Series B stage companies operating in the education, healthcare, information technology, and business services sectors based in the United States. I am a Co-Founder / Board Member of Citrine Angels, an angel group of women investing in women. 5 companies funded to date! Our portfolio companies have raised over $190MM. I am a graduate of Stanford University - Stanford Law School and Colorado College.

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Minority Innovation Weekend Podcast Episode - Aurelia Flores, Investor Liaison at Citrine Angels

Experience

  • Venture Partner

    New Markets Venture Partners

    March 2021 - Present • 3 yrs 4 mos

    New Markets' investment approach is focused on improving outcomes at critical loss points within the education-to-workforce system. By investing in evidence-based, effective solutions that help people achieve critical life milestones, New Markets improves economic mobility, especially for low-income, minority and disadvantaged populations in the U.S.Our team has a track record of investing in mission-driven companies that improve student outcomes, high school graduation rates, postsecondary success and economic advancement that lead to good quality jobs and livable wages.Responsibilities include:💵 Assisting with fundraising activities🔍. Sourcing deals📈 Evaluating companies and performing market research✒️. Writing investment memos👀 Support marketing strategy... read more

  • Co-Founder / Board Member

    Citrine Angels

    October 2018 - Present • 5 yrs 9 mos

    Co-founded and built angel group of women investing in women. 5 companies funded to date! Our portfolio companies have raised over $190MM.✅ Built an angel group of nearly 50 angels in less than one year✅ Screened over 100 companies in the first year✅ Pre-pitch screened 70+ companies over 12 months✅ 30 companies pitched to members✅ 10 companies taken through due diligence✅ Assisted with all aspects of deal sourcing and building pipeline of companies✅ Oversaw Venture Fellows✅ Review Deal Terms and set up SPVs... read more

  • Investor / Mentor

    Pipeline Angels

    September 2016 - Present • 7 yrs 10 mos

    ✴️ Served as lead investor for seed stage investment round✴️ Due diligence mentor and trainer for new investor class✴️ Ran annual pitch event - front to back (from screening to pitching to investment) - resulting in multiple investments... read more

  • Co-Founder / General Partner

    Athena Digital Media Group

    September 2017 - Present • 6 yrs 10 mos

    Oversee business operations for boutique marketing agency, including:➡️ Strategic Planning for clients of marketing campaigns to grow revenue➡️ Market Research➡️. Communications and Messaging Strategy➡️. Craft and Drive Partnerships and Collaboration... read more

  • Assistant General Counsel

    Leidos

    March 2001 - December 2016 •

    Leidos, Inc. (formerly SAIC)❇️ Led IP due diligence for acquisition target companies❇️ Wrote deal memos and drafted investment documents❇️ Created company-wide IP strategy... read more

Education

  • Stanford University

    J.D., Law

    1992 - 1996

  • Colorado College

    Bachelor of Arts, Sociology

    1988 - 1992