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Kristina Francis

DC Inclusive Innovation Fund

Kristina Francis is a Principal with the DC Inclusive Innovation Fund, a private growth fund that invests in pre-seed, seed, and pre-Series A stage companies majority-owned and/or controlled by underrepresented entrepreneurs. With over 20 years in systems and product development, Kristina held positions from Software Developer to Director of System Development and Engineering. She's committed to changing the world by helping entrepreneurs and small businesses obtain access to the resources they need to make transformative impact in their industries and the communities that they serve. Kristina also serves as a committee or board member of ecosystem building organizations such as Black Girl Ventures, Vinetta, and BEACON DC. Kristina received her BA from Georgetown University and MS from George Washington University.