Laura ThompsonPrincipal at Sapphire Ventures
- Laura invests in technology-focused venture funds domestically and internationally.
- Before joining Sapphire Partners in 2018, Laura worked as part of the investment team at Horsley Bridge Partners, where she made hundreds of millions of dollars of fund commitments. Prior to Horsley Bridge, Laura was part of the investment teams at Capital E Partners and W Capital Partners and completed the investment banking program at Banc of America Securities.
- Laura earned a bachelor’s in government from Dartmouth College, where she focused her studies on economics and psychology, and an MBA from the Wharton School. Laura is a Bay Area native and you can find her and her husband running around Potrero Hill, cross-country skiing at Tahoe or watching the 49ers, Warriors and Giants.