Jacqueline Jennings - Inventures 2023

Jacqueline Jennings

Venture Partner / Executive Director

, Raven Indigenous Capital Partners / The Fireweed Institute

Jacqueline Jennings (she/her) is of mixed heritage – Nehiyaw, Anishinaabe, Red River Métis, and European settler descent. She was born and lives in unceded Sḵwx̱wú7mesh territory. Jacqueline is an impact investment professional, a decolonial facilitator and an entrepreneurship educator focused on economic liberation and reconciliation. With a foundation in the private sector, particularly with entrepreneurially driven apparel brands such as Lululemon and Aritzia, and currently as a Venture Partner at Raven Indigenous Capital, Jacqueline is one of only two Indigenous women in Venture Capital globally. In both this work and as Executive Director of the Fireweed Institute, she helps guide the flow of support and capital in Canada and the U.S. to Indigenous and Native American-led startups.


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