Anna Garcia, CFA
Anna Garcia, CFA, is a co-founder and partner at Runway Venture Partners, a New York–based early-stage venture capital firm focused on investing in post-product market fit B2B SaaS companies (companies that sell software to other businesses as a service). Prior to entering venture capital, she spent 17 years in financial services and held senior roles at Merrill Lynch, Jefferies, and J.P. Morgan in the areas of capital markets, investment banking, and asset management. Ms. Garcia ran a top-ranked fixed-income origination and hedging business at Merrill Lynch during most of her Wall Street career. She has been an active member of the New York startup eco-system since 2013, originally starting out as an angel investor and mentor at three accelerators: ERA, Barclays/Techstars, and Canadian Technology Accelerator. Ms. Garcia left banking to found AGM Ventures and focus on early-stage investing and startup advisory full time. Her notable investments include Trumid, Liveoak Technologies, Owlet, Trendalytics, Logiwa, and YayPay. Ms. Garcia is closely involved in the fintech community, received a Markets Choice 2017 Women in Finance Award for Excellence in Fintech, and was named to Innovate Finance’s Women in FinTech Powerlist 2018.