Jillian Williams is an Investment Principal at Anthemis, the leading early-stage fintech investment firm. Since its inception in 2010, Anthemis has cultivated a portfolio of 80+ venture investments across the US and Europe, focused exclusively on startups at the intersection of finance and technology. Jillian has played an active role in growing the firm’s footprint across North America. She is responsible for sourcing new companies, conducting due diligence on potential investments, connecting with potential co-investors and later stage investors and acting as a spokesperson for Anthemis in the media and at industry events. Jillian currently serves as a board observer for seven companies across the Anthemis portfolio including Alpha Vertex, Arthena, Flo Technologies, Kindur, Koffie Labs, Matic, and Maxwell.
Prior to Joining Anthemis, Jillian was at Barclays in New York in the investment banking division, where she focused on financial institutions and natural resources. Jillian is a mentor for The Barclays Accelerator Powered by Techstars and Startupbootcamp. In 2018, Jillian was also listed among Business Insider’s 30 And Under list of Rising Stars in New York Tech.