Elizabeth "Beezer" Clarkson is the Managing Director at Sapphire Ventures with over fifteen years of global investment, deal-making, business development, strategy and expansion experience in the technology and financial service sectors.
• Proven track record in sourcing, structuring, negotiating, and closing multi-million dollar investments (both indirect and direct) and deals.
• Focus areas include early stage venture, emerging managers and the application of disruptive technologies.
• Expertise in operations and expansion for venture firms.
Specialties: Investing in and working with venture funds around the world, direct investing in disruptive IT solutions for extending financial services in developing economies, global business development, deal and contract negotiation, strategic alliances, strategic planning, relationship building at the senior level, partner and relationship management, strategy formulation and financial analysis.