Fontinalis Announces the Addition of Emily Warren as Venture Partner
DETROIT, MI; BOSTON, MA; & SAN FRANCISCO, CA – March 28, 2019 – Fontinalis Partners (www.fontinalis.com), a mobility-focused venture firm with offices in Detroit, Boston, and San Francisco, today announces the addition of Emily Warren as a Venture Partner.
Emily Warren is a shared mobility expert and has a wealth of experience in leveraging technology to build more sustainable urban transportation systems. After starting her career on Capitol Hill and in public infrastructure finance, Emily joined as an early employee at Lyft (a Fontinalis portfolio company), where she led the company’s transportation policy team and helped shape the national dialogue around ridesharing from the birth of the industry. After Lyft, she joined Lime, where she led the policy and public affairs team during a period of rapid growth.
“Emily has been a key member of the team for two of the fastest growing mobility companies in history, playing a key role in helping these companies integrate into the traditional landscape of infrastructure and public transportation,” said Chris Cheever, Founder & Partner. “We have had the pleasure of getting to know Emily over the last several years and are thrilled to more formally collaborate with her on our growing portfolio. She will be an incredible asset as our companies look to rapidly scale, navigate city stakeholders, and deliver the next generation of urban mobility solutions.”
Keeping with its deep domain expertise, Fontinalis established its venture partner program in 2015 to give its portfolio companies unique access to individuals with deep and focused expertise in mobility. Its venture partners include both private sector and public sector leaders spanning roles across automotive, SaaS / broader technology, mobility, and government.
About Fontinalis Partners
Fontinalis Partners, with offices in Detroit, Boston, and San Francisco, is a venture capital firm strategically focused on next-generation mobility. The firm was founded in 2009 and today manages approximately $170 million of committed capital and an active portfolio of approximately 40 investments. More information is available at www.fontinalis.com.