Today, I am excited to announce the next step in my investor journey as General Partner at Flybridge. At , I’ll be focused on investing across the full range of B2C and B2B opportunities with a specific interest in community-driven companies, commerce 3.0 (logistics, discovery, payments, social commerce, small business…


Yesterday I was on the phone with a store owner who is one of the smartest, most talented, entrepreneurs I’ve met. She’s scaled to multiple shops and a beautiful online presence. And yet, here she was questioning whether or not she would ever reopen her doors. Between the texts, calls…


Last year, inspired by one of my XFactor partners Danielle Morrill, I set a goal to consume as many books as I could. For the last 12 months I’ve kept notes in margins, highlighted screenshots, and dog-eared pages to revisit later. The effort led me through the depths of quantum…


I just finished filling out yet another interview asking me to share “the biggest obstacle I have overcome as a female founder.” I answered the question as is expected in this moment of candor for women and, like letting someone in on a secret, talked about my insecurities and imposter…


Starting a company to direct dollars to women and only finding…men.

Where are all the women?

A year ago we founded Dough over a coffee conversation about how we wanted to support women with our wallets, but it was hard to find all the amazing things female founders were creating. From that day forward, we…


It was May of 2011. I sat on the bed crosslegged in front of my macbook with my completed Illinois Bar Application open on my browser, my offer from Jenner and Block sitting next to my Harvard Law mug on the nightstand, and the clock ticking in the background counting…

Anna Palmer

Co-Founder @ Dough & Investor @ XFactor Ventures. On a mission to help women rise with our wallets.

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