Stage: Venture
Focus: Enterprise
Location: Palo Alto

Elaine focuses on early to late-stage venture investments across a wide range of sectors at Norwest, with an emphasis on the enterprise and infrastructure spaces.

Prior to joining Norwest, Elaine was an analyst at Microsoft, where she spent time at M12 (fka Microsoft Ventures) and in the Cloud + AI Organization. Elaine previously held roles at Fidelity Investments and Citigroup.

Elaine graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor of arts in economics.

Get To Know Elaine
  • 01
    Do you have a favorite quote?
    "It is not the critic who counts... the credit belongs to the [person] who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood... who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if [s/he] fails, at least fails while daring greatly." - Teddy Roosevelt
  • 02
    What are your interests outside of work?
    Reading (biographies), traveling, trying new food, blogging, kickboxing, sustainable living.
  • 03
    What is something that people may not know about you?
    I prefer ramen chats to coffee chats.


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