Anna Palmer
Executive Chairperson, Dough Collective Co-founder, XFactor Ventures
Boston, MA

2x Founder. Midwest transplant. Full-time investor, part time artist. Loves style, soccer, and StarTrek.

More About Anna

Anna’s investment interests include commerce 3.0, marketplaces, mobile, consumer and e-commerce. Prior to joining Flybridge in 2020, Anna co-founded XFactor Ventures in partnership with Chip Hazard and Flybridge, a seed stage fund focused on backing female founders and gender diverse teams where she personally led investments in Chief, Zubale, MixLab, and more.

Alongside her investing roles, Anna serves as Chairman of Dough, a company she cofounded, which is the premier marketplace to shop and discover women-owned products. Prior to Dough, Anna was co-founder and CEO of Fashion Project, the industry leader in online designer clothing donation, where she led the double bottom line company to process over 350,000 items, grow to 60+ employees, power national giving programs for Simon Properties, Zappos, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and more, and distribute funds to over 2000 organizations in 36 countries. Following the Fashion Project Community's acquisition by U5 in 2016, Anna joined as COO.

Anna has been featured in Forbes, The Financial Times, InStyle Magazine, CNBC SquawkBox, eTail East, in the books Counter Mentor Leadership & Launching While Female and more.

Anna holds a B.A. from Eureka College where she serves on the Board of Trustees and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

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