Terri Burns

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Terri Burns
BornFebruary 22, 1994
Alma materNew York University
OccupationPartner, GV
Engineer, Venmo

Terri Burns is an investor and partner at GV (formerly Google Ventures). After joining the company in 2017 as a principal, she was promoted and became the youngest partner and first Black woman partner at GV in 2020.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Burns was born on February 22, 1994[2] and graduated from New York University with a bachelor’s degree in computer science in 2016.[3]

Career[edit]

Burns joined the GV team in 2017 as a principal investor. In 2020, she became the youngest partner and first Black woman partner at GV.[4] In 2021, she became the youngest member of the NYU Board of Trustees at age 27, and was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.[5][6] Her first investment was a $1 million seed round in Have a Great Summer (HAGS), a Gen-Z-founded startup and social network.[7] Previously, she was a front-end engineer at Venmo and an associate product manager at Twitter where she met the GV team.[8]

Burns was also a contributing writer for publications including Teen Vogue and Forbes, documenting her journey into product management and the technology sector.

Awards[edit]

  • 2021: GCV Rising Stars Award[9]
  • 2020: Forbes 30 Under 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ Courtney Connley (October 22, 2020). "Meet Terri Burns, the youngest and first Black female partner at GV, formerly known as Google Ventures". CNBC. Retrieved June 23, 2021.
  2. ^ Terri Burns (February 22, 2016). "Terri Turns Twenty-Two". tcburning. Retrieved June 23, 2021.
  3. ^ Lucinda Shen (October 14, 2020). "GV, formerly known as Google Ventures, elevates its first Black female investing partner". Fortune. Retrieved June 23, 2021.
  4. ^ Courtney Connley (October 22, 2020). "Meet Terri Burns, the youngest and first Black female partner at GV, formerly known as Google Ventures". CNBC. Retrieved June 23, 2021.
  5. ^ "Meet Trustee Terri Burns". NYU. October 18, 2021. Retrieved March 31, 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ "2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 list". Forbes. March 31, 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. ^ Lucas Matney (September 28, 2020). "GV bets on young team behind high school social app HAGS". TechCrunch. Retrieved June 23, 2021.
  8. ^ Anthony Ha (April 12, 2021). "GV partner Terri Burns is joining us to judge the Startup Battlefield". TechCrunch. Retrieved June 23, 2021.
  9. ^ Liwen-Edison Fu (January 21, 2021). "GCV Rising Stars Awards 2021". Global Corporate Venturing. Retrieved June 23, 2021.

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