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Maria Pereda Ehrlich

Investment Manager at TheVentureCity

Maria Pereda Ehrlich started her career in Morgan Stanley New York, in the Institutional Sales & Trading division. While at Morgan Stanley, Maria was a trader in the short-selling equities desk, facilitating short selling trades and supporting relationships with hedge fund clients. She covered different trading books, including Canada, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore.

In 2017, Maria joined TheVentureCity Fund, a global early stage venture capital fund with offices in Miami and Madrid. Since TheVentureCity’s inception, Maria has been involved in fund structuring, fundraising, investment strategy, due diligence and deal sourcing. In 2 years, Maria along with her team have deployed $30 million in 19 early stage companies (Seed & Series A) in Europe, United States and Latin America.

Maria is an active member in the VC community in the US. She is a member of Aminta Ventures, a non-profit organization with the mission to educate women become angel investors. She is also an active member of Latinas in Tech, a non-profit organization with the mission to support, coach, educate and motivate women that work or are interested in working in technology. Raised in Madrid and currently living in Miami, Maria is a proud graduate of Babson College.