Our founding partner has over 20 years of experience building great companies.


Chloe Capital is focused on early stage technology and tech-enabled companies with talented, hard working, diverse teams. We make seed stage investments in promising companies and use our networks and experience to help them grow. We're also excited to advance the next generation of inspiring leaders by building a community that offers exclusive access to founder and investor events. 

Our Team: Experienced, Smart & Savvy


Board of Directors


Majora Carter
Founder, CEO - StartUp Box #QA
CEO - Majora Carter Group
Founder - Sustainable South Bronx

Cheryl Contee
CEO - Fission Strategy
Co-Founder - Attentive.ly at Blackbaud
VP - Fleishman Hillard

Heather Hiles
Deputy Director, Solutions for Postsecondary Success
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Founder, CEO - Pathbrite, Acquired by Cengage


Sumi Krishnan
President & CEO, K4 Solutions
Success Coach
Patent Expert

Pam Silverstein
Entrepreneur since 1976
Mentor/Board Member - Anabel's Grocery
Mentor - McGovern Center, EIR - LCL, Cornell



Nasir Ali
Cofounder - Upstate Venture Connect
Investor - Seed Capital Fund of CNY
General Partner - StartFast Accelerator

Martin Babinec
Founder - TriNet
Venture Catalyst - UpVentures
Founder - Upstate Venture Connect

Marta Michelle Colon
CEO - Buena Gente
Cofounder - Access Latina
Presidential Leadership Scholar

Karen Drexler
CEO - Sandstone Diagnostics
Board Member - Astia Angels
Director - ResMed

Katie Frankel Weiss
Director of Networks - R/GA Ventures
Director of Community - ff Venture Capital
Co-Founder - The Trifecta Platform



Dick Frederick
Founder, Director - Eastern NY Angels
Board Member - NEXUS-NY, UVANY
Board of Directors - Vital Vio, Glauconix

Carlos Gutierrez, Jr.
CEO - Highline Point Group, LLC
Managing Director - Golden Seeds
Mentor - Latino Business Action Network

Marnie LaVigne, Ph.D.
President, CEO - Launch NY
Investor, Buffalo Angels
Former Leader, Center of Excellence @ UB

Yvette Pasqua
Chief Technology Officer - Meetup
(Acquired by WeWork)
EVP - Tinypass

Chuck Stormon
Director - Assured Information Systems
Founder, CEO - RushTera
General Partner - StartFast Accelerator


If minorities started and owned businesses at the same rate as non-minorities do, the United States would have more than 1 million additional employer businesses and approximately an extra 9.5 million jobs in the economy.
— Kaufmann Foundation | State of Entrepreneurship Report 2017

Banner photo by Tyler Finck and team photos by Heather Ainsworth.