A lover of lawn games and spending time by the ocean, Lauren makes a mean pesto and is notorious for her board game skills. An explorer at heart, she's lived in 5 countries and, these days spends free time seeing a new world through her daughters.
Lauren leads the fintech thesis area at Acrew. She has made investments in companies including Chime, Pie, Divvy, La Haus & Papaya at the early stage and Plaid, Gusto & Marqeta at the later stage. Prior to co-founding Acrew, Lauren was a partner at Aspect Ventures. Previously, Lauren worked in product marketing at Google, where she led a number of launches for Workspace, including Google Drive. Lauren started her career building tech partnerships for the Clinton Foundation in India. She is a Trustee Emerita at Brown University where she served as the university’s youngest board member. She is included on the Forbes Midas List 2023 and Forbes Midas Brink List (2021).