Barbara Bickham

Founder & Managing Partner

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About Barbara Bickham

Founder & Managing Partner

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Work History
Ran an Angel Investing Group in Los Angeles with 450 Angel Investors Raised Millions of Dollars as a CEO and CTO Worked the last 5+ years as a CTO Architecting and Designing Blockchain, AI and other Emerging Tech products Created a Virtual Accelerator teaching the 8 week Due Diligence and Sustainability Intensive Mentor Companies Globally Board of CryptoKidsCamp Advisory Board of the MIND Institute, Project New Dawn and Freeman Capital
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Awards, Titles and Designations
Women of Web3, UAE Delegation, 2022 Women in IT, Female CTO of the Year 2019, 2021, 2022, Nominee Best Emerging Tech Fund & Accelerator 2020 & Finance Innovation Award in Equal Opportunity Private Equity 2020, Acquisition International Best Qualified Opportunity Fund Managers 2019, Investment Fund Awards, Wealth and Finance International The 10 Most Influential Women Leaders 2019 Heart Centered Tech Award, 2019 Gartner Cool Vendor Award, REST API 2014
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Founding & Speaking
Founded TechGenii, Inc., a digital strategy company; Wilderforex.com, a Forex Software company Been written up in Forbes Magazine Spoke at the Inaugural Congressional Black Blockchain Briefing - October 2019 on Blockchain Funding Gaps Spoken in 5 countries on Blockchain Funding Trends Spoken Virtually on Decentralized Finance, Blockchain Funding, Blockchain 101, Global Funding Trends, Remote Work Global Pitch Judge Evaluating Companies Investor Presentation Spoke at Pasadena Angels and Women's Venture Summit on Emerging Tech Investing
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Education
VC University Fall 2019 Certificate Venture Deals Spring 2019 Statement of Achievement University of Chicago, New Entrepreneurs Program MS Computer Science from West Coast University BA Computer Science from University of California, Berkeley
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Fun Facts
Worked at Hyperloop Transportation Technologies One of 8 women in the Los Angeles CTO Forum Write a blog called Unbound, Life Decentralized a curated newsletter discussing Emerging Tech Trends and Space Raised Million of Dollars using the Due Diligence Intensive Remote working since 1993 Took an acting class to become comfortable with being on camera and speaking in front of people Minimalist Traveller, can pack for 1 week with 1 backpack and 1 purse