Andrea Zurek

XG Ventures

Andrea Zurek, founding partner of XG Ventures, (stand for X-Google) has been named one of the top 25 tech angels by Businessweek.  She has also been named one of 25 Influential Business Women in SF/Silicon Valley on Twitter in 2010 and profiled in the 2009 Top 40 Under 40 in the Silicon Valley Business Journal.  Andrea’s been an active angel investor since 2006. XG Ventures has invested in over 45 companies with 14 exits, including such companies as Tapulous, Posterous and Aardvark.  Andrea worked at Google for over 7 years as one of the first ad sales executives.  She has her BA/MBA from Santa Clara University.  She is a Board member of ASTIA Women Entrepreneurs Network and the Santa Clara University School of Business.She has a passion for Italian automobiles, kite surfing, running half marathons, dog training and competes in the Skip Barber, open-wheel race car series.