Christine Herron is a Silicon Valley investor and entrepreneur. In 2010, Christine joined Intel Capital, where she funds Internet and digital services companies. At Intel, Christine’s investments include 500 Friends, Ark, betaworks, E la Carte, Funders Club, Goldbely, Jelli, Hangtime, Movable Ink, NewAer, SmartZip, Storenvy, and Yummly.
Previously, Christine was a seed-stage investor with First Round Capital, working with companies such as Better Finance, Double Verify, Get Satisfaction, Mint (ACQ:INTU), and Xobni (ACQ:YHOO). At Omidyar Network, she developed the Media practice strategy and led deals such as Common Sense Media and Socialtext (ACQ:Bedford).
At Geocapital Partners, Christine focused on early Internet and network technology, leading Series A funding for AXON Networks (ACQ:3COM), D-Vision (ACQ:ADSK), FocusVision (MBO), Netcom (IPO:NETC), and ViaGrafix (IPO:VIAX).
Christine was also a founder or early employee at Mercury2, GiftWorks (ACQ:FrontStream), and NetObjects (IPO:NETO), where she developed chief executive, marketing, and product management experience. She has served on the Nonprofit Technology Conference (N-TEN), Typepad, and Web 2.0 Expo advisory boards and Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet Board of Directors.
Christine earned an MBA from Stanford University and a BA from Columbia University, and is a founding advisor to both 500 Startups and StartX. She is an active social media contributor via @christine and frequent speaker.