We share our experience, resources, and network to accelerate entrepreneurs.
Lattice Ventures works with each portfolio company on growth, talent and identifying the right resources to accelerate them to their next inflection point. We understand the challenges entrepreneurs face and where decisions today will affect future rounds.
Partners Brittany Laughlin and Vanessa Pestritto have worked together in advising companies and each other for years. We are building Lattice to address the market need for value add investors at the seed stage with operational advice and industry access.
Laughlin served as General Manager at Union Square Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm with $1B+ under management. Some portfolio companies include Etsy, Twitter, SoundCloud, Tumblr, Lending Club, and Kickstarter. Her entrepreneurial endeavors include founding VetsinTech NYC, transitioning military veterans into technology jobs, and founded gtrot, a social travel recommendation engine sold to Groupon. She has a BA in Marketing and International Business from NYU Stern. Laughlin writes about building great companies, venture investing, tech, and travel.
likesandlaunch.com | @br_ttany
Pestritto was the Executive Director of New York Angels. Reviewing over 5000 companies, she sourced and managed deal flow and the growing investor network. Her previous experiences include technology management consulting in product development as a business lead for a government contract. She then worked for small businesses where she restructured operations, marketing and managed sales. She has a BS in Economics and International Business from NYU Stern. Pestritto writes about tech, angel investing, networking and career.
iamvp.com | @tastelifewrite