Chelsea joined Battery in 2006 and focuses on investments in the software and healthcare-IT sectors. She is particularly interested in vertically focused SaaS companies. Chelsea currently serves on the boards of Avalara, ClearCare, Intacct and WebPT. She was also involved with Battery’s investment in Glassdoor. Her previous investments including Brightree (acquired by ResMed), Data Innovations (acquired by Roper Industries), Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN), Guidewire (NYSE: GWRE), Marketo (NASDAQ: MKTO, acquired by Vista Equity Partners) and RealPage (NASDAQ: RP). In 2013, Chelsea was named to the Forbes Midas “Hot Prospects” list of up-and-coming venture capitalists.
Prior to Battery, she was an associate at the private equity firm Key Principal Partners. Earlier in her career, Chelsea was a manager at Accenture, where she led technology and strategy projects. She also has held positions with Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong and with Classified Ventures. She received a BS with honors in chemical engineering from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.