September 26, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month

Nancy Torres

“Nancy is a rising star within the LatinX community.  She’s been a leader in diversity everywhere she’s worked and studied including at Google, Uber, UNC and Harvard.  As a Latina leader with national impact, she is a Co-Founder of the Latinx MBA Association with over 900 members across 80 MBA programs. Throughout her career, she had demonstrated both an understanding of data-driven analysis, market understanding, and collaborating with founders.  She’s passionate about supporting diverse teams using business, technology, and innovation to build a better future. Only ten percent of VC firms raise Fund IV.  Solidly in Fund III, Ulu is reaching “Escape Velocity”. Nancy is part of the next generation of the firm that will take Ulu to new heights!”

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Nancy Torres Bio

Nancy Torres is a Principal at Ulu Ventures. Over the last decade, Nancy has worked with and advised private and public technology companies of all sizes.

Most recently, Nancy worked in Technology Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs, advising the world’s leading software and internet companies on strategic financial decisions from raising capital to mergers and acquisitions. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Nancy spent five years in the tech industry at Google, Uber, and IDEO, working in data analytics, business development, and venture design roles.

Nancy holds a MBA from Harvard Business School and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School. She served as a Zuckerman and George Fellow at Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership and a Social Enterprise Fellow at Harvard Business School. She earned her BS in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Nancy is a Co-Founder and Board Director of the Latinx MBA Association, a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the development and advancement of Latinx business leaders. She is also on the Board of Harvard Business School’s Latino Alumni Association. She is a first-generation American of Colombian descent.

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About the Author: Rusty Dornin

Rusty Dornin is the director of marketing and communications for Ulu Ventures. An award-winning radio and television journalist, she was a CNN correspondent for nearly 18 years covering domestic and world news ranging from war to natural disasters and tales of crime and politics