Tiana Laurence is the General Partner at Laurence Innovation, an Austin-TX based pre-seed investment fund. The fund has a focus on early-stage tech companies in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) verticals that are tackling some of the most pressing challenges the world is facing. Another core priority for the fund is having a robust portfolio of companies founded and led by women, under-capitalized entrepreneurs and geographies.
Tiana is known in the blockchain industry and the venture capital space. She’s the author of two books, Blockchain For Dummies and Introduction to Blockchain Technology, co-founded Factom (a blockchain company in Austin, TX), and has been an angel investor for tech startups for five years. She's also currently the Co-founder and CEO of GoodMatch, a nonprofit discovery platform that allows you to connect, support, and engage with local organizations.