Belle is the Platform Manager at Factor[e] Ventures. Belle’s primary roles are designing and implementing Factor[e]’s post-investment support program to support each venture’s growth as well as manage Factor[e]’s professional service provider network.

Prior to joining Factor[e] Ventures, Belle supported the growth of early-stage companies at a startup incubator by conducting in-depth market and access to capital research for founders in the fields of cleantech, medical device, agri-tech, and software/hardware. She has also been contracted by startup founders to assist with designing and executing on key projects such as customer discovery and communications. More recently she worked for the Energy and Resource Markets branch of the New Zealand government promoting investment into their energy markets.

Belle has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Organization and Innovation Management from Colorado State University. She enjoys trying new Jamie Oliver recipes, going to museums, and spending time outside.