Melissa is a Managing Director at Nab Ventures. She’s been both an entrepreneur and a VC; as a CEO she led two companies to successful acquisitions that provided over a 10X return to investors. Before investing at NAB she was a general partner at SeaPoint ventures, a US based VC firm. Melissa is is an active angel investor and an academic’ she lectures Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship at University of Washington’s MBA program.

Melissa also co-founded Heads Over Heels in 2010, an organisation that works with women entrepreneurs leading companies with high growth potential.