We invest in innovators using data analytics, A.I. & next gen technologies.
Threadneedle Strategies provides scaled businesses, high growth start-ups & investment platforms with operating & capital advisory services. Its new Threadneedle Ventures Opportunity Fund (“TOF”) – backed by Alexis Ohanian’s 776 & expert partners – invests in winning technology disruptors at the early stages.
Since 2005, Ann has invested billions of dollars in scaled, profitable companies in the outsourced B2B services, manufacturing, financial, energy & consumer sectors. TOF draws on her network, her C-suite experience & a diverse team of expert partners who have lived through technology disruption as operators.
- Founder, Threadneedle - the strategic advisory firm
- Partner + Investment Committee, Cornell Capital - $6BN+ global private equity firm in NYC + Hong Kong
- CEO, PureStar - B2B services to the hospitality sector, serving 1,000+ hotel clients from 32 industrial locations across North America
- Investor, Goldman Sachs - private equity executive in NYC + London
- CIO, Wheelhouse - providing B2C founders with hybrid growth capital + content solutions
- Board director - NASDAQ: SLAMU, Allure Labs, Interline Brands, GCA, US Security, Blue Mistral
- Markets commentator - BBC, Bloomberg, CBS, CNBC, CNN, FBN, YahooFinance
Expert operators support deal sourcing and due diligence. They provide unique views on the applications of new technologies to their industries.
Founder, FACET Dermatology
CSO, United Masters
SF Bureau Chief, CNBC
Founder + CEO, Trendalytics
Google ML Competition Finalist
Sara Beth Zivitz
SVP Sales, Accrue Savings
Bolt, Affirm, ShopRunner
Founder & Master Engineer, The Lodge
Founder + CEO, Global Citizen Year
EIR, Emerson Collective
Founder + CEO, Ever/Body
CDO, Xcel Brands
Founder + CEO, Vody
Founder + CEO, StyleHaul (sold)
Enterprise-Grade Deepfake Detection Platform
Comprehensive deepfake scanning with actionable results. Continuous security developed by the world’s top AI research teams. We are Reality Defender, the most trusted Deepfake Detection Platform.
Helping Businesses Maximize Their Machine Learning
VodyMM injects the power of multimodal representations into existing models for e-commerce applications like recommendation, search and product matching. We use a set of curated and transparent routines, specific to e-commerce, that allow you to easily adapt the latest research and existing models for your business.
Ann is an asset as an investor for any founder, as a sounding board at times of key decisions, bringing a broad network of investors and operators to the table where helpful, and with a resilience in partnership through the journey.