CWRU Entrepreneurship Speaker Series | Sarah Morgenstern, Principal, Flourish Ventures

CWRU Entrepreneurship Speaker Series | Sarah Morgenstern, Principal, Flourish Ventures

by Veale Institute for Entrepreneurship

Lecture Entrepreneurship Student Life Digital Event

Thu, 28 May 2020

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

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Join us on May 28 at 1:00 pm via Zoom as part of the Case Western Reserve University Entrepreneurship Series for a Roundtable Discussion with Sarah Morgenstern, Principal, Flourish Ventures. She will discuss her career journey, from obtaining her MBA at Wharton School to working for McKinsey & Co to becoming a principal for investments. Other topics will include her experience in investing in entrepreneurship and how the COVID-19 crisis impacts investing.

Morgenstern was previously a manager at McKinsey & Company, where she led strategy and corporate finance engagements across the private, public, and social sectors. After leaving McKinsey she joined Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm. Morgenstern is currently a principal on the US investment team at Flourish Ventures, an evergreen fund that invests in entrepreneurs whose innovations help people achieve financial health and prosperity.

This conversation will be facilitated by Case Western Reserve University student Aditi Deshmukh '20, who is pursuing her MS in finance.    

To join the Zoom Webinar follow this link https://cwru.zoom.us/j/91449169022

We will also be broadcasting this roundtable and future roundtables to Facebook Live on CWRU Veale Institute for Entrepreneurship's Facebook page on May 28th starting at 1 pm. 



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Sarah Morgenstern

Principal

Flourish Ventures

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-morgenstern-386538b/

Sarah is inspired by purpose-driven entrepreneurs tackling meaningful financial health challenges for US families. She is a principal on the US investment team at Flourish, where she sources, executes, and manages investments that improve financial health and create economic opportunity for American households.

Previously, Sarah was a principal for investments at Omidyar Network. Before that, she was a manager at McKinsey & Company, where she led strategy and corporate finance engagements across the private, public, and social sectors. She was previously a consultant at APCO Worldwide in Beijing, China, where she advised multinationals on investment and regulatory affairs. Sarah began her career as a Princeton in Asia Fellow at Dalian University of Technology.

Sarah holds an MBA in finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, an M.A. in international economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and a B.A. in history from Yale University, where she graduated magna cum laude. Sarah speaks English, Spanish, and Mandarin.


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Co-hosted with: Flora Stone Mather Center for Women, CWRU LaunchNet, Sears think[box], Entrepreneurship Club , Weatherhead School of Management Events

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