Fran Hauser is an angel investor, digital media veteran and an advocate for women and kids. She is passionate about connecting people and inspiring change.
An active investor, Fran is a partner at Rothenberg Ventures. Within her personal portfolio, she was the first investor in online retailer ZADY and an early funder of LevoLeague.
Before diving into the world of venture capital, Fran spent 15 years in the digital media space, holding President and General Manager positions at Time Inc., AOL and Moviefone. She played an integral role in the $400mm sale of Moviefone to AOL and in building PEOPLE.com into one of the most successful women's websites.
A passionate advocate of women and children around the globe, Fran is a funder of the PBS documentary Half the Sky, Board Chair of GlobalGiving and an advisory board member of Helpusadopt. She lives in Bedford, NY with her husband and two darling boys.