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Laura Connell

Principle, Balderton

Laura joined Balderton's investment team in 2018. She spent the previous three years advising technology startups across industries to develop and implement their fundraising and launch strategies as well as their financial and operational structure, in sectors ranging from online retail to healthcare and fintech.

Laura was at Goldman Sachs for five years, first in the Investment Management Division and subsequently the Financial Institutions Group in M&A.

Laura undertook neuroscience research in the Brain Sciences Department of Imperial College's Faculty of Medicine. She was a Fulbright Scholar and gained her MBA from Harvard, and she studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the University of Oxford.

Laura speaks fluent English and French and her primary focus is later stage investing with the Liquidity I fund.