Plug In Ventures Welcomes Mariessa Edmonson to Spearhead Program Development


Plug In Ventures Welcomes Mariessa Edmonson to Spearhead Program Development

LOS ANGELES, Jan 24, 2024 — Plug In Ventures, a leading force in venture capital acceleration, proudly announces the appointment of Mariessa Edmonson as the newest member of its dynamic team, taking on a pivotal role in program development.

We are thrilled to welcome Mariessa Edmonson to our team at Plug In Ventures! Hailing from the Long Beach Accelerator, Mariessa’s dedication to empowering Black and Brown Entrepreneurs is truly inspiring. With her dynamic energy, creativity, and grace, Mariessa brings an invaluable spark to our mission.

Founders & VCs – Seize the opportunity to connect with her in the upcoming weeks to learn more about her role and share your insights on Plug In’s future direction! Mariessa will be on the ground supporting Founders in and around South Los Angeles and SoCal at large.

“I am honored to join the Plug In Ventures Team. Personally and professionally, I fully align with the mission of supporting and empowering Black and Brown founders. I look forward to leveraging my background and skills to amplify Plug In Ventures’ impact on the broader tech ecosystem in California and across the US,” says Mariessa Edmonson.

“It’s been a long time coming, but the timing of Mariessa joining the Plug In team is divine. We’re eager to embrace her passion as we journey towards our North Star, bolstering capital, support, community, and investment in talented Founders in and around overlooked communities. She will be a great resource to Founders, partners, investors, and LA ecosystem stakeholders ” says Derek Smith, Founder of Plug In Ventures.

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