Edison Partners, a Princeton, NJ-based growth equity investment firm, promoted Jennifer Lee to Principal.
Lee, a senior member of the firm’s Fintech investment team and investment lead, continues to support portfolio companies in their growth. With this promotion, Lee’s role expands in the Fintech industry group to include developing industry themes and overseeing pipeline development.
As Vice President, Lee led investments earlier this year in Fund That Flip, a real estate investment and funding platform, and Bipsync, a research management platform for asset managers. She is a board member of both Fund That Flip and Bipsync and also worked on Edison Partner’s $62 millon lead investment in alternative investment platform YieldStreet, and $100 million Series C round in personal finance management platform MoneyLion.
Lee serves as a board observer on both YieldStreet and MoneyLion. Prior to 2019, she worked on several transactions including Bento for Business, a B2B payments solution, and Giant Oak, an AI/data security firm.
In addition to helping to drive the firm’s investments in Fintech, and leading the firm’s annual general meeting for 2019, she has been the recipient of awards and accolades in investment and Fintech communities.
In October, Lee was named a Business Insider Rising Star on Wall Street one of an esteemed list of 25 young financial professionals from firms including Apollo Global Management, Blackstone, Goldman Sachs and BlackRock.
Last month NYC Fintech Women included her on their Inspiring Fintech Females 2019 list, drawn from the 3,000 members across startups and investment firms.
Earlier this fall, she was named a Finovate finalist for Fintech Woman of the Year. In 2018, Wall Street Journal Pro Private Equity included Lee on an elite list of Women to Watch.
Lee is also very active on the speaking circuit at Fintech and investment focused events. Recently she spoke at the WSJ Pro Private Equity’s Developing Women Leaders, and is a repeat speaker at various conferences including FinovateFall, FinTechSouth, Fearless in Fintech, TABB Forum’s FinTech Festival, among others. She mentors for Village Capital’s various Fintech programs, is an active member of the Center for a New American Security’s (CNAS) Forum on Financial Technology, and has contributed to various industry articles. In 2018, Lee met with members of the Treasury Department to discuss current financial regulations and educate Capitol Hill staffers on Fintech, contributing to the Treasury’s Fintech Industry Report. Lee also appears on Yahoo Finance as a contributor.