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Sydney Thomas

Investment Associate and Head of Operations
Precursor Ventures

Sydney is the Investment Associate and Head of Operations at Precursor Ventures. She is also the co-founder of the Women of Color in VC network, an Advisor to Skydeck, the Berkeley Accelerator Program and a VC-in-Residence at Pipeline Angels. Prior to joining Precursor, Sydney gained experience working in technology startups in business development and product marketing. She has done everything from writing federal SBIR grants to managing a customer success team. Prior to her work in tech, she managed public-private partnerships for the NYC Government’s Department of Education and Office of Financial Empowerment. Over the course of her tenure, she drafted federal legislation, negotiated a multi-million dollar contract and received a full-ride scholarship to her business school of choice. Sydney graduated from Berkeley with her MBA and Duke with her BA.

My Sessions

My Sessions

The Unspoken Rules of VC

GSB 101

The women on this panel know a few things about navigating spaces as outsiders. As women of color in an industry where very few people look like them, they have spent countless hours getting up to speed quickly in venture capital. In this discussion, they pull back the curtain on what they have learned. If […]

Business Skills
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