Candice Eggerss has been a Managing Director at Firelake Capital Management, an early-stage venture capital firm focused on investing in startups addressing global resource scarcity with innovative technological solutions, since 2003.
Prior to 2003, Candice was a partner in technology hedge fund Camelot Capital, headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, a Vice President at J.P. Morgan Investment Management responsible for managing the J.P. Morgan Small Cap Opportunity Fund and small cap technology investments, and held various roles as analyst and research director as a partner at Weiss, Peck and Greer and as a managing director at Equitable Capital. She began her financial career as a security analyst at Morgan Stanley in 1985.
Candice has investment expertise in information technology, cleantech, energy, telecommunications, and transportation. She received a B.S. degree in Biology from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Columbia University Graduate School of Business where she majored in accounting and finance. Candice is a board member of Amazing Care Network, Presidio Graduate School, and WOCAN (Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Resource Management). She is also a member of Women Corporate Directors, the Advisory Committee of the Berkeley Startup Cluster, and the membership committee of the Northern California Chapter of the International Women’s Forum.