Nancy Pfund is a managing partner of DBL Investors, a venture capital firm in San Francisco that aims to combine top-tier financial returns with meaningful social, economic and environmental returns in the regions in which it invests. DBL, originally a regional venture capital group within JPMorgan, became an independent firm in January 2008. Nancy was with JPMorgan (then Hambrecht & Quist) from 1984, first as a securities analyst and then as a venture capital partner and managing director.
Nancy is a member of the board of the California Clean Energy Fund (CalCEF); an advisor to the CalCEF Angel Fund; a member of the advisory board of the UC Davis Center for Energy Efficiency; and a founding officer and director of ABC2, a foundation aimed at accelerating a cure for brain cancer. She sponsors or sits on the board of BrightSource Energy, eMeter, Pandora, SolarCity, Solaria, and Tesla Motors. She speaks frequently on environmental investing, environmental policy, and mission-related investing.
Nancy received her BA and MA in anthropology from Stanford University and her MBA from the Yale School of Management.