Ms. Larsen joined the Sequoia Capital Heritage Fund as a Director in May 2011. Prior to the Sequoia Capital Heritage Fund, Ms. Larsen was a founding team member and Director at Bluestem Asset Management, a $1.2BN Fund of Hedge Funds. Ms. Larsen worked at Bluestem in Charlottesville, VA from June 2003 to March 2011 where she sourced, conducted due diligence and evaluated prospective managers for inclusion in the firm's highly selective and concentrated global fund. Prior to Bluestem, from July 2001 to May 2003, Ms. Larsen was a Financial Analyst on the US Institutional Research Sales Desk in the Equities Division of Goldman Sachs in New York. Ms. Larsen received a BS in Commerce with concentrations in Finance and Management from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. Ms. Larsen is a CFA charter holder.
We like working with founders at the earliest stages of company creation. We almost always have one or two of these small companies working inside our office, within shouting distance of recruiting, marketing, business development services—and, of course, our Partners.