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Emily Melton

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Emily Melton

Director

Emily Melton is a co-founder of Threshold Ventures and has served on the board of directors for Shift since 2014. In addition to Shift, her portfolio includes BetterUp, Brightline, Elation Health, Imagen, Livongo (NASDAQ: LVGO), Ooda Health, Redfin (NASDAQ: RDFN), Tia, Verge Genomics, Vineti, Vital, Viz, and Wellframe. She has also invested and advised a number of early-stage companies including Pulse Network (LinkedIn), Notion and Poshmark.

In 2019, Forbes recognized Emily on the Midas Brink List as an investor destined for success based on her reputation and momentum in the industry. Emily is an active founding member of All Raise, a non-profit dedicated to improving access for women and others to start and invest in companies. She also serves on the board of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA).

A Stanford grad with a BA in political philosophy with honors and an MBA, Emily is drawn to disruptive ideas and technologies that have the potential to radically change consumer, enterprise and healthcare markets.