Isabelle Freidheim

Isabelle Freidheim

Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors

Isabelle is a venture capitalist and entrepreneur with a track record of investing in disruptive technology companies with current investments focused on late stage, pre-IPO investments. Isabelle most recently co-founded FinTech and artificial intelligence company Magnifi, an investment platform powered by the only natural language search engine in the financial industry. Magnifi was acquired by Tifin in 2020.

Isabelle started her career in investment banking at Lehman Brothers and then joined one of Invesco’s private equity funds to invest in European assets. She holds a BA from Columbia University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Phyllis W. Newhouse

Phyllis W. Newhouse

Chief Executive Officer and Director

Phyllis is the founder and CEO of XTreme Solutions, a cybersecurity company with $500m in revenues, 6,500 employees globally and a state of the art proprietary ethical hacking technology. Xtreme Solutions has been ranked among the top 50 fastest female owned companies consistently over the past 8 years. Phyllis was named Earnst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year. She previously served in the United States Army with a focus on National Security where she established the Cyber Espionage Task Force. She serves on the boards of TPG owned companies.

Grace Vandercruze

Grace Vandercruze

Chief Financial Officer

Founder and Managing Director at Grace Global Capital, a boutique investment banking advisory firm providing M&A financial advisory, restructuring, and valuation services. Grace has extensive expertise in mergers and acquisitions and capital raising with over 20 years of experience as an investment banking managing director and over $25bln in transactions. Prior to joining Swiss Re, she was a managing partner at Swiss Re and Vice President at a private equity firm. Grace is a CPA who began her career working in public accounting with EY and Grant Thornton.