BAMBOO FINANCE PRIVATE EQUITY
CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER
Tracy Barba is the Chief Marketing Officer for Bamboo Finance Private Equity. She is responsible for developing and managing the Bamboo Finance thought leadership initiatives including mapping the ecosystem, defining the strategies, identifying partnerships, facilitating collaboration, building programs and directing the launch and fundraising of fund products. Tracy has over 15 years of experience designing marketing strategies and fundraising initiatives for private equity funds, investors, thought leaders and companies focused on catalyzing new markets. She was formerly the Executive Director for Golden Seeds, a 250 member angel investor network and venture fund investing in women-led companies. Prior to Golden Seeds, she was the VP of Marketing with VantagePoint Venture Partners CleanTech Practice; a $1B cleantech private equity fund. She directed marketing at InterWest Venture Partners, a $2.8B fund investing in early-stage Life Science and Information Technology companies, and Gabriel Venture Partners, a $300M venture fund investing in disruptive models and capital efficient companies. She built the programs and led the training consulting services practice based on the best-selling book Slide:ology for Duarte, the firm behind the presentation for “An Inconvenient Truth." She has provided marketing, strategy and development services to Take Action Impact Investing Conference Series, a convening of asset managers and investors focused on impact investing; Hub Ventures, an accelerator focused on funding early-stage social enterprises: Big Bang Philanthropy, a network of foundations focused on funding solutions to poverty and getting the most impact for their money; and New Media Ventures, the first national network of angel investors focused on funding startups that are creating progressive political change. She has been a mentor and faculty member to leading fellows programs including Global Social Business Incubator, Pipeline Fellowship, PopTech Social Innovation Fellows, Unreasonable Institute, Echoing Green, and Rainer Arnhold Fellows.