f7 Ventures, a San Francisco, CA-based mission-driven venture capital firm, added Emma Rodgers and Kaley Sirak Harder, to their team.
Emma Rodgers joined as Executive in Residence while Kaley Sirak Harder joined as Chief of Staff.
Rodgers joins f7 Ventures as an Executive-in-Residence, offering consulting services to f7 and our founder community. She brings over 20 years of expertise in commercial leadership, product development, and marketing in consumer tech, commerce/payments, mobile advertising, and media at Meta/Facebook, McKinsey & Company, and Warner Bros.
Sirak Harder had eight years of service in US Air Force Special Operations, notably as a Combat Aviation Advisor. Transitioning from the military, she worked at Raft, a digital consulting firm, overseeing projects worth $100m and managing a team of 100 engineers, contributing to the company’s 30% headcount growth in 2023.
Led by Kelly Graziadei & Joanna Lee Shevelenko, Co-Founders & General Partners, and Francisca Gilmore, Vice President of Investment and Platform who joined early in 2023 from WhatsApp where she was a Product Manager after graduating from Stanford’s Business School, f7 is dedicated to identifying and empowering founders who possess operational skills and lived experiences.
f7 originally began as an angel fund comprised of 7 female leaders with a track record of success in the fastest growing technology companies in Silicon Valley. Today, the firm manages a pre-seed and seed institutional fund supporting over 100 founders and growing, by leveraging its operational expertise in product, engineering, sales, marketing, partnerships, HR, and operations, and network to help founders build strong foundations and create the next generation of decade defining companies.
The portfolio includes over 50 companies.