TEDCO: Navigating Maryland’s Start-up Community as Women Entrepreneurs 3/22

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About this event

Join us for a unique Women’s Month event featuring entrepreneurs from Maryland’s technology and life sciences community. Hear from four women leaders as they share their experiences – from overcoming obstacles to advancing their businesses and securing funding. They’ll also discuss the current climate of entrepreneurship for women leaders and how to best navigate the start-up community.


TEDCO’s new Senior Director of Venture Funds, Katherine Hill Ritchie, will lead this lively discussion with innovative founders from TEDCO’s portfolio.



Katherine Hill-Ritchie


Senior Director of Venture Funds

Katherine Hill Ritchie has 19 years of finance and investment experience. She is a frequent speaker and content provider to investment conferences and publications world-wide. She founded Private Capital Investments, LLC while she was working in Geneva, Switzerland in 2009 when she realized there was a need for personalized investment services for family offices beyond typical brokers, bankers or wealth managers.

Katherine has worked internally and as an advisor to 8 family offices, 4 Billionaires, through her firm, Private Capital Investments, LLC. She serves as Director and Board Member for Nottingham Spirk Family Office, and her past roles include: Simon Group Holdings, Eden Capital, PEX Global, and Wedge Alternatives. She spent 7 years in Switzerland where she was a Managing Director at Palladio Alternative Research and Senior Analyst and Investment Committee Member for the Saad family office’s $3.5 billion investment portfolio. She is an early-stage Angel Investor, a member of Citrine Angels, and is on the investment committee for University Impact, a social impact Venture Capital fund. Katherine is an advisor to several start-ups and likes to focus on female and diverse founders, technology, medtech, consumer and impact related early-stage venture companies.

Katherine received her MBA from Fordham University and her BS in Psychology from University of Maryland. Her Board member activities include: Chair of the ACG New York Family Office Committee, Board Member of ACG NY, and Family Office Advisory Board of TriState Capital. Her past philanthropic volunteer activities include: Global Co-Chair of The Guild, the Philanthropy and Education Committees of 100 Women in Finance, and Fordham MBA Overseers Board. 




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6:00PM - 7:00PM Tue 22 Mar 2022, Eastern timezone

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