General Partner, Azolla Ventures
Amy Duffuor is a co-founder and General Partner at Azolla Ventures, where she invests in early-stage technology companies with transformative climate impact. Amy is also a Managing Director at Prime Impact Fund, Azolla's predecessor vehicle. Her professional background spans business, finance, and impact across three continents. Earlier in her career, Amy was a renewables and power investment banker at Bank of America. There, she worked with CEOs of public and private companies to raise investment capital including the IPO of Sunnova (NYSE:NOVA), a residential solar company initially valued at approximately $1 billion. Before her stint on Wall Street, Amy ran early-stage social venture accelerators around Southeast Asia for a Singapore-headquartered impact investing firm called Impact Investment Exchange. Prior to working in Asia, Amy was a management consultant at State of Flux, a London-based consulting firm that specializes in supply chain and procurement. She has served as a board member for portfolio companies Clean Crop Technologies, Noon Energy, Ovipost, Heaten and Carbon Reform. In addition, Amy serves on the board of the Northeast Clean Energy Council (NECEC); the Leadership Council of Activate, a nonprofit that empowers scientists to bring their research to market to address climate change; the Advisory Council of ReFED, a national nonprofit focused on food waste; and the Advisory Circle of GreenTech Noir, a global community for Black people working in sustainability and climate tech. Amy holds a B.A. in Urban Studies from Columbia University, an M.Phil in Migration Studies with Distinction from the University of Oxford, and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
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