Co-Chair of WOCAN Board of Directors, Partner of Firelake Capital Management
Candice Eggerss is a partner in a venture capital firm, Firelake Capital Management, which invests largely in startup companies in the cleantech industry. She is a member of the Board of EOS Climate and a member of the Advisory Committee of the Berkeley Startup Cluster where she leads the WEB (Women Entrepreneurs in Berkeley) initiative. Candice has 30 years of experience in investing in publicly traded securities and startup ventures. She also has an extensive network with companies, investment banks, academic institutions, venture capital firms, and a growing number of women led startups. She believes that women led businesses and institutions are important and can make a difference in addressing the looming environmental and economic challenges the world faces as a result of climate change. Candice would bring to WOCAN her network, her investment expertise, her knowledge of carbon markets, and her passion to support women entrepreneurs. She has an MBA in finance and accounting from Columbia University Graduate School of Business and BA in biology from Stanford University.