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Anna Barber

Anna Barber


A partner at M13, Anna was the managing director of Techstars LA and also a partner in The Fund LA. A certified executive coach, Anna has worked as a corporate lawyer, McKinsey consultant, product exec, and entrepreneur. She serves on the Advisory Board of PledgeLA and is a member of AllRaise.

Area of expertise

Work, Commerce

Recently Published

AI and the Future of Work

How we see jobs evolving in the era of AI—and the questions companies need to be asking to prepare for this sea change.

August 15, 2023

8 min read

Investing in Source: Streamlining Construction Procurement for Architects, Designers, and Suppliers

M13 leads the $8.5M Series A for Source, a B2B marketplace streamlining the furniture, fixtures, and equipment procurement process.

August 1, 2023

4 min read

PledgeLA and M13 Partner Anna Barber Announce ‘50 in 5’ Call to Support Underrepresented Founders

PledgeLA calls for 50% of LA VC investment dollars to go to underrepresented founders by 2028.

June 7, 2023

2 min read

From web2 to web3: What e-commerce founders need to know

M13 shares insights on web3 and commerce, and why brands should consider a web3 strategy.

January 27, 2023

9 min read