JULIE ALLEGRO

Co-Founder and MD of FYRFLY Venture Partners
Over 20 years in technology industry as both an investor and operator.

FACTS

FYRFLY

FYRFLY Venture Partners is an early stage technology venture firm with a new view on impact

FYRFLY has been investing in seed and early stage technology companies for over 15 years.

FYRFLY investors fill in the gaps needed to help early teams reach the growth stage by giving strategic & operational support.

DIRECTOR OF INTERNET OF PFI

Director of Internet of PFI, a telecommunications startup and early pioneer in building fiber optic networks for 14 cities that turned out to be some of the most profitable in the industry.

MBA IN FINANCE

MBA in Finance The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and BS in Entrepreneurial & Strategic Management, The Wharton School.

FOUNDER AND CHAIRWOMAN OF THE WINE CELEBRATION

Founder and Chairwoman of the Wine Celebration, Board of the V Foundation for Cancer Research, V Capital Campaign Committee. The Wine Celebration is now the 3rd largest charity auction in the US raising almost $70M.

BIOGRAPHY

Ms. Julie Allegro is a Founder and General Partner of Fyrfly Venture Partners.

Ms. Allegro is a Co-Founder and Chair of The V Foundation Wine Celebration. She is an Advisor to Onor and SALT.

Ms. Allegro was the Founder and Managing Director of Allegro Venture Partners. She served as a Director of Internet Initiative Special Projects at PFI.

She was with a venture financing firm making investments in software, communications, high technology and bio-technology companies. Ms. Allegro was a Co-Founder and General Partner at Constantin Partners.

She has led and syndicated investment rounds for start-ups, helped drive corner stone business development deals and was instrumental in attracting key talent for the fund’s portfolio companies. Ms. Allegro serves as the Chairperson of the Marin Board for Women’s Initiative for Self Employment. 

She serves as a Director of Feed Media Inc. She is on the Board of Tango Card, Pley, Inc., Trace, Kanjoya, Alpine Replay and Feed.fm.

She serves as a Member of the Strategic Advisory Board of Flywheel Ventures. She is a Director of The V Foundation for Cancer Research.

She was a Member of Advisory Board at New Vine, Inc. She is featured in Red Herring and Forbes ASAP magazine and Angels in America. She has 20 years of venture experience as investor and operator. She has a strong background in investments in SaaS, internet infrastructure and digital media.

Ms. Allegro holds an M.B.A. in Finance and a B.S. in Entrepreneurial and Strategic Management from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.