ALLISOn thoreson BHUSRI
As the founding partner of Lemonade Capital, Allison invests in technology companies and entrepreneurs with fresh, bold ideas that solve real-world problems in ingenious new ways. Her current portfolio companies include BetterUp, Owlet, Hint Water, The Athletic, MissionU, Joya Communications, Keepe, Notable Labs, Argent, and CrowdFlower.
With over 20 years of business experience spanning both investing and operations, Allison recently led product teams in launching new ventures for eBay's Business Incubation Group. Prior to eBay, Allison ran a very successful business unit at the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company. Previously, she was an investor at J.P. Morgan Partners, where she focused on venture investments in enterprise technology companies. She began her career in 1995 as a corporate finance analyst at Morgan Stanley & Co., based in New York.
Allison earned a B.A. in Government from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She serves as a Trustee for Gateway Public Schools and The Hamlin School, and an Advisor to Reach Capital. She is originally from the Pacific Northwest, but today lives in San Francisco with her family.