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Jenna Nicholas

Managing Director, One Planet VC & SVP Corporate Development

Jenna is the Vice President of One Planet VC where she manages the development of a fund structure to invest in Series A companies with transformative ideas.

She is a veteran impact investor and entrepreneur, and currently serves as CEO of Impact Experience which facilitates sustainable relationships between investors, philanthropists, innovators and leaders of under-resourced communities.

Prior to joining One Planet VC, Jenna founded Phoenix Global Impact, a firm that specializes in impact investing, social entrepreneurship and strategic philanthropy. She also worked with the World Bank Treasury on green bonds.

Jenna earned her MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, is a P.D Soros Fellow for New Americans, a recipient of the Stanford Social Innovation Fellowship, an Echoing Green Fellow, a Summit Fellow, and was named in Forbes 30 under 30 for Social Entrepreneurship.

Jenna joined One Planet in May 2020. Drawn to One Planet’s diverse portfolio of owned-brands and investments, Jenna is happy to be able to work with expert investors and connect with determined entrepreneurs and new companies looking to make a positive impact with their ideas and offerings. She continues to serve as an advisor to several community development organizations and youth investment projects.