Deb Kemper is a managing partner of Golden Seeds Venture Fund, focused on investing in early stage enterprise B2B and medtech companies. She formerly led the Boston Forum of Golden Seeds, a national angel investor group. Prior to launching Golden Seeds Venture Fund, she built a portfolio of over two dozen early stage investments via Libra Global Partners, LLC.
Deb is an active investor and mentor to early stage start-up companies. She is also a member of Clean Energy Venture Group and on the Advisory Board of Red Bear Angels. She is a Board Member at Day One Response, and a Board Observer at DayZero Diagnostics and 99DegreesCustom. She was an advisor to Grokstyle until their recent acquisition. Deb serves on several non-profit boards including the Council of Advisors of USA Girl Scouts Overseas.
Deb was a consultant with McKinsey & Company where she served clients in the energy, electronics, and healthcare sectors. Her functional experience spans manufacturing, product development, operations, strategy, and leadership development. She has provided leadership support to organizations in China, Peru and the United States.
Deb earned her MBA from The Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College where she was named an Edward Tuck Scholar. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Cornell, where she graduated With Distinction and was a member of the Varsity Women’s Crew. As an alumna, she is serves on the Engineering College Council and Entrepreneurship@Cornell advisory board.