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Colette Ballou

Investor at Ballou Capital

Profile

I am an entrepreneur, angel investor and limited partner.

I founded Ballou PR, a European technology communications and strategy agency. Ballou PR’s success has allowed me to invest in startups and VC, and has also given me exposure to thousands of business models, so that I know what works, what doesn't, and what to watch for. With my colleagues, I forecast trends, understand and examine human behaviour, and use these insights to position businesses for high growth.

Companies I’ve worked with include 83 North, Accel Partners, Box, Criteo, Eventbrite, Facebook, GoEuro, Lakestar, Pinterest, Stack Overflow, Stripe, TransferWise, Twilio, Waze, WhatsApp and Zendesk.

A snapshot of my investments: Molotov.tv, Attitude.ai, Orson & Co, Black Country Atelier, Cavalry Ventures.

 I was recently named one of the Europe’s Most Influential Women in Startups & VC by EU Startups, and was named one of the 50 Most Inspiring Women in European Technology by InspiringFifty.

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