Founding Partner, SciFi VC
Nellie Levchin is based in San Francisco and is a Founding Partner at SciFi VC, an early stage venture fund, focused primarily on fintech. At SciFi VC, Nellie invests and advises companies representing the next generation of financial products that combine access, efficiency, and transparency for businesses and consumers. The fund's fintech investments span pre-seed to growth stage and include credit, infrastructure, insurance, payments, and real estate.
Nellie serves on a number of early stage boards, including Artivest and Glow, Inc., and is currently involved in advisory and board roles with a number of portfolio companies. She has served on a variety of philanthropic boards, with current focus being on the Tipping Point community and the CPMC Foundation.
Previously, Nellie served as Chief Risk Officer at Clarium Capital Management. While at Clarium, she also held the positions of VP of Risk Management and Director of Operations, where she established the operational framework for the global macro hedge fund. Nellie was also an early employee at PayPal, where she was a Financial Systems Product Manager, and a Financial Planning Analyst through the company's acquisition by eBay.
Global Advisory Council Member