March 11, 2020

Jillian Manus on the Coronavirus and Startups

Jillian Manus on the Coronavirus and Startups

One of our most experienced investors gives advice for how a startup can survive in the time of the coronavirus. Jillian Manus says that this is a difficult time, with supply chain disruption and the financial markets uncertain, but there are ways for companies to make it through - and even thrive - when the rest of the economy is on shaky ground.

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Jillian Manus

Investor on The Pitch

Jillian Manus is Managing Partner of an early-stage Silicon Valley venture fund, Structure Capital. Branded “Architects of the Zero Waste Economy," they invest in underutilized assets and excess capacity. She was named one of the top 25 early-stage Female Investors by Business Insider in 2021. Jillian serves on numerous corporate and non-profit boards, these include: Stanford University School of Medicine Board of Fellows, NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Center Board of Directors, Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.