Johanna is currently an analyst at The FAN Fund. She graduated with her MBA from Rollins Crummer Graduate School (Winter Park, FL) where she also completed her BA in International Business. As an Entrepreneurial Scholar of Distinction, Johanna had the opportunity to work with the angel group venVelo throughout graduate school.
The FAN Fund is an Orlando based venture capital firm investing in early-stage technology companies in Florida. The team is composed of CEOs, chairmen, founders, and investors but most important of all, they are all entrepreneurs who understand how to harness and unleash that spirit. The team looks for win-win opportunities every time they engage with a startup. They seek investments opportunities that allow them to bring strategic leverage, unique insights, and extraordinary multiplicative effects. The FAN Fund also looks for founding teams with integrity, vision, and grit. Their local presence allows them to engage and contribute to the success of their portfolio companies which include: Homee (http://www.homeeondemand.com/), Fat Merchant (https://fattmerchant.com/) among others.
The FAN Fund website states: “Capital. Guidance. Focus. Resources strategically deployed at the beginning of an entrepreneur’s journey can create astonishing positive ripples. We want to be that resource for great founding teams because we’ve been there ourselves and know what a difference it can make. We are investors, but we are also company builders at the core.”
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