Alexsis de Raadt st JamesFounder & Managing Partner at Merian Ventures
Alexsis is an investment professional with diverse experience in corporate finance, venture capital and technology. She is the Founder and Managing Partner of Merian Ventures, a US and UK venture capital firm. Merian Ventures funds female founders and co-founders in blockchain, AI, ML and consumer-facing technologies. Prior to creating Merian Ventures, Alexsis held leadership roles and board seats with companies she funded or founded. She held senior executive roles in Shell International where she served in a number of management positions, including director of M&A, Venture Investments and Treasury Advisor. Alexsis is a frequent speaker and author on business, investing and the role of women in technology. Alexsis serves on the US-UK Fulbright Commission, the Advisory Board of the Oxford Internet Institute, The Oxford Foundry, GoodBox and is a Board member of Provenance. Alexsis has an MS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.