Ellen is passionate about innovation and about helping build great companies in Philadelphia. She is the Executive Director of Robin Hood Ventures , a leading angel group helping to fuel startup growth in the Philadelphia region. She also serves as the Executive Director of Mid-Atlantic Diamond Ventures, a venture forum for early-stage companies, and serves as adjunct faculty for Temple University’s Fox School of Business. In this episode, Ellen shares her insights on how angel networks help startups succeed in early stages, and how startups can pitch these networks to convince their members to invest.