Lisa Edgar is an Independent Venture Capital Advisor to general partners and family offices. She was Co-Founder, Managing Director, and Member of the Investment Committee at Top Tier Capital Partners focusing on established and emerging funds. She currently is an Advisor to OpenOcean, The Bridge Funding Global, and the UC Berkeley SkyDeck, among others, and Partner Emeritus at Top Tier.
During her tenure, Lisa was based in San Francisco and London and continues to split her time between the US, UK, and Europe. Leveraging her 30 years of experience, Lisa is particularly interested in supporting underrepresented individuals as they access the venture capital industry and helping them build institutional investment platforms.
Lisa joined Top Tier’s predecessor firm, Paul Capital, in 2003. Prior to that, she built her career at WR Hambrecht, Horsley Bridge Partners, and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Lisa has a B.S from the University of San Francisco and an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.