Nancy Fechnay is an investor, mentor, and advisor for startups and accelerators. She's a Partner at Flight Ventures, the largest online group of investors in the world, brainchild of well-known angel investor Gil Penchina. Nancy oversees their UK/EU operation focusing on large seed or Series A ($3M+) investments. As a mentor and advisor, Nancy's expertise span across innovation, strategy, business development, fundraising, and U.S. expansion. She currently advises Techstars and several U.S. and UK seed-stage startups. Nancy has worked for several U.S. based investment firms, including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, GE Ventures, and Core Capital Partners. She is the co-founder Duke Ventures, a venture capital educational and deal-sourcing engine that advises founders on business strategy and highlights the best Research Triangle Park startups to a network of active investors. Nancy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering (UVa), an MBA focused on entrepreneurship (Duke), and an MEM focused on energy (Duke).