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Sutian Dong 

Partner, Female Founders Fund

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Sutian Dong is a Partner at Female Founders Fund, an early-stage fund investing in the exponential power of exceptional female talent. Founded in 2014, the fund has built the most recognized brand focused on leading female-run opportunities in internet and software startups. Alongside investing, F3 has established the strongest network of investors and female founders nationwide who provide a network and access to strategic value.

F3 is an investor in industry-leading companies like Zola, Tala, Maven Clinic, ELOQUII (acq. Walmart), Thrive Global, Billie, Winky Lux, Rent the Runway, and more. The fund invests broadly across internet and technology, in areas where women-led startups have incredible impact: e-commerce, web-enabled products and services, marketplaces, and platforms.

Prior to F3, Sutian was an investor at FirstMark Capital, a leading early stage venture fund in New York City. She invested broadly across the internet and cloud landscape, including sectors such as healthcare IT, fintech, enterprise SaaS, and ecommerce.

Previously, she was Director of Marketing for Norisol Ferrari, a New York ­based couture and luxury outerwear brand. She also held Sales and Marketing positions at MarketFactory, a FirstMark portfolio company developing software applications for high­ speed trading platforms.

Sutian holds a B.S. in Finance and Marketing from the Stern School of Business at New York University.