Julie Ruvolo

LAVCA, Director of Venture Capital Strategy

Julie Ruvolo

LAVCA, Director of Venture Capital Strategy

Biography

Julie Ruvolo is Director of Venture Capital Strategy at LAVCA where she manages venture investor relationships in Latin America and globally, and oversees venture-related educational programs and digital content.

Prior to joining LAVCA, Julie covered tech and innovation in Brazil as a journalist for TechCrunch, Fusion, Buzzfeed, GOOD Magazine, Advertising Age, and The Atlantic’s CityLab.com. Until 2010, she served as COO of Solvate, a venture-backed startup she co-founded to provide startups on-demand access to exceptional talent.

Julie started her career at Sequoia-backed advertising network AdBrite, pioneering relationships with agencies and brand advertisers, and served as the Director of Advertising for DivX, a video technology company. She received her B.A. in Cultural and Social Anthropology from Stanford University in 2004 with honors distinction for research conducted in Rio de Janeiro.

Bachelor of Arts – Honors, Cultural & Social Anthropology, Stanford University