Francesca de Quesada Covey

Partner & Head of Early Stage Investments TheVentureCity

Francesca is a seasoned business development executive and investor. She leads TheVentureCity’s First Ticket, investing and supporting early-stage startups and founders. Prior to TheVentureCity, Francesca worked at Facebook where she led and scaled business development + partnerships teams focused on new products. She worked at the White House as Deputy Counselor for Strategic Engagement during the Obama Administration, and started her career in finance. Francesca also serves as first Tech and Innovation Advisor for Miami-Dade County.