Our Team

We utilize not just capital, but our staff, partners and resources to help our portfolio companies develop double bottom line practices that are uniquely appropriate and effective for their business.

Nancy Pfund
Managing Partner

Nan­cy E. Pfund is Founder and Man­ag­ing Part­ner of DBL Part­ners, a ven­ture cap­i­tal firm whose goal is to com­bine top-tier finan­cial returns with mean­ing­ful social, envi­ron­men­tal and eco­nom­ic returns in the regions and sec­tors in which it invests. Nan­cy …
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Ira Ehrenpreis
Managing Partner

Ira Ehren­preis is Founder and Man­ag­ing Part­ner of DBL Part­ners. Ira is a rec­og­nized leader in the ven­ture cap­i­tal indus­try, hav­ing served on the Board, Exec­u­tive Com­mit­tee, and as Annu­al Meet­ing Chair­man of the Nation­al Ven­ture Cap­i­tal Asso­ci­a­tion (NVCA).  He …
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Cynthia Ringo
Senior Partner

Cyn­thia Ringo is a Senior Part­ner of DBL Part­ners, and a Man­ag­ing Part­ner of a pri­or fund man­aged under DBL Investors. Ms. Ringo cur­rent­ly sits on the board of direc­tors of The Real­Re­al, Urban­sit­ter, Brain­scope, Maiyet, RubyRib­bon and Siva Pow­er, …
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Mark Perutz
Partner

Mark Perutz is a Part­ner at DBL Part­ners. Pre­vi­ously he was an invest­ment pro­fes­sional at JPMor­gan help­ing to man­age the Bay Area Equi­ty Fund from 2003 through the spin-​​out of the Bay Area Equi­ty Fund from JPMor­gan and the found­ing of DBL
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Marc Van Den Berg
Partner

Marc is a Part­ner at DBL Part­ners. Pri­or to DBL Part­ners, Marc was a Gen­er­al Part­ner at Tech­nol­o­gy Part­ners, since join­ing the firm in 2012. Marc’s ven­ture invest­ing career began ear­ly last decade where he spent 6 years as a …
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Lisa Hagerman
Director of Programs

Lisa is the Direc­tor of Pro­grams at DBL Part­ners. Pre­vi­ous­ly Lisa was Direc­tor of Pro­grams at DBL Investors, which she joined in 2011. Lisa is lead­ing the strat­e­gy and imple­men­ta­tion of dou­ble bot­tom line prac­tices work­ing with DBL’s port­fo­lio com­pa­nies …
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Jake Harris
Associate

Jake Har­ris is an Asso­ciate at DBL Part­ners. Jake sources and per­forms dili­gence on invest­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties, advis­es port­fo­lio com­pa­ny man­age­ment, and helps port­fo­lio com­pa­nies imple­ment their dou­ble bot­tom line prac­tices. Pri­or to DBL, Jake was a Ven­ture Part­ner at Con­trary …
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Carol Wong
Chief Administrative Officer

Car­ol is the Chief Admin­is­tra­tive Offi­cer at DBL Part­ners. Pre­vi­ous­ly Car­ol was the Fund Man­ag­er for DBL Investors for the Bay Area Equi­ty Fund and DBL Equi­ty Fund, and before was at JPMor­gan for 20 years pri­or in mul­ti­ple roles. Ms. …
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