QED Investors Hires Courtney Christianson as Head of Investor Relations

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–QED Investors, a leading global venture capital firm focused on investing in disruptive financial services companies, today announced the hire of Courtney Christianson.

Courtney joins QED as Head of Investor Relations and will be responsible for increasing the global scale of its investor relations function and the breadth of its sources of investment capital. She will develop and strengthen relationships with new and existing investors as well as design and manage future fundraising strategies from start to finish.

“This is a critical role in the evolution of QED and I am delighted to welcome such a talented and respected relationship manager as Courtney to our team,” said QED Managing Partner Nigel Morris. investors.

“As QED continues to grow, Courtney will be instrumental in maintaining an ongoing dialogue with potential partners, as well as managing our valued relationships with our existing LPs who have placed their trust in us.”

Courtney recently joined QED from KSL Capital, a leader in travel and leisure investing, where she oversaw investor relations and fundraising efforts for equity, opportunistic and investment vehicles. credit, as well as the team’s global LP coverage.

Previously, Courtney spent three years as the founder of Apogee HQ, a business development consultancy for managers and venture capital and growth companies. She has also held senior positions at Alpha Edison and 3L Capital. Courtney began her career in investor relations at Blackstone Group in New York as Vice President of Private Equity.

“QED’s organic growth has fueled relationships with some of the world’s most respected LPs,” Courtney said. “Combining this story with today’s early stage, growth and opportunistic platform will be an exciting next chapter, and I’m excited to support our QED team and our investors in an ongoing partnership.”

Courtney will be based in Denver, Colorado.

Founded in 2007, QED Investors has invested in more than 180 companies, including 26 unicorns, and manages $4.8 billion. In September 2021, QED announced that it had closed a heavily oversubscribed fund of $1.05 billion, including $550 million in the QED VII fund for seed investments and $500 million in a new growth fund. .

About QED Investors

QED Investors is a global venture capital firm based in Alexandria, Virginia. Founded by Nigel Morris and Frank Rotman in 2007, QED Investors focuses on investing in disruptive financial services companies around the world. QED Investors is dedicated to building great businesses and uses a unique, hands-on approach that leverages the decades of entrepreneurial and operational experience of its partners, helping businesses achieve breakthrough growth. Notable investments include AvidXchange, Bitso, ClearScore, Current, Creditas, Credit Karma, Kavak, Klarna, Konfio, Loft, Mission Lane, Nubank, QuintoAndar, Remitly and SoFi.

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