The MVCA Board of Directors elected Camila Noordeloos, General Partner at Grand Ventures (Grand Rapids, MI) to the MVCA Board starting in January, 2023. She joined the Grand Ventures team in 2019.
As a Partner, she identifies promising investment opportunities across Grand Venture’s sectors of interest and works closely with portfolio companies driving strategy development and implementation. She also leads the firm’s operations and is responsible for managing all stages of the investment process from fundraising through portfolio management and exit.
Camila has 12+ years of consulting, corporate and venture capital experience. Prior to joining Grand Ventures, Camila worked at General Electric holding management positions within finance, portfolio management and business strategy. She spent six years at GE Ventures, playing a crucial role in building the foundation for it to become one of the most active corporate venture capital firms in the country, and managing a portfolio of over 150 investment companies. She has also held operational roles in startups, including an extensive project with Zinc, a GE Ventures portfolio company acquired by ServiceMax, and Imaginare Studios, a company she co-founded with two MBA colleagues.
She is a class 27 Kauffman Fellow and currently serves as a member of the MVCA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee. In 2022, she was recognized by Business Insider as one of the 39 Most Important VCs in the Midwest according to other VCs.
Camila earned a BBA from the Universidade Federal da Bahia in Brazil and received her MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.