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Felicis Promotes Mischa Vaughn To Partner

Mischa Vaughn
Mischa Vaughn

Felicis, a Menlo Park, CA-based venture capital firm, promoted Mischa Vaughn to Partner.

Vaughn is the Head of Content at Felicis, where he works with the team to share stories and insights that empower, inspire, and enlighten founders worldwide. With over a decade of operational experience and an extensive understanding of multiple formats and channels, Vaughn also helps Felicis companies achieve their creative ambitions. Previously, he was a content and communications leader at several high-growth, multi-billion dollar companies (Webflow, Carta, and Pivotal). He was also an early employee at Twitter and Upworthy and started his career consulting with the TED Conferences. As an angel investor, he’s invested in Orbit and Eppo. He holds a degree in Literature and Creative Writing from Bard College.

Founded in 2006, Felicis invests in companies reinventing core markets, as well as those creating frontier technologies. Felicis focuses on early stage investments and currently manages over $2.1B in capital across 8 funds. The firm is an early backer of more than 45 companies valued at $1B+. More than 95 of its portfolio companies have been acquired or gone public, including Adyen (IPO), Credit Karma (acq by Intuit), Cruise (acq by General Motors), Fitbit (IPO), Guardant Health (IPO), Meraki (acq by Cisco), Ring (acq by Amazon), and Shopify (IPO).