Greycroft Partners promotes Ellie Wheeler to principal


wheelerInternet and media focused venture capital firm Greycroft Partners has promoted Ellie Wheeler to principal with immediate effect.

Wheeler, who joined the firm in 2011 after graduating from Harvard Business School, is currently responsible for eight portfolio companies.

Three of these companies have recently secured additional funding, in which she has played an important role, said the firm.

She has also worked on Cisco’s corporate development team and worked on the firm’s overall corporate strategy and investment analysis.

Wheeler will continue to be based in the firm’s New York office.

Greycroft managing partner Alan Patricof said, “Ellie’s technical skills, expertise in the emerging ecommerce sector, and winning personality make her a pleasure to work with and we are thrilled to advance her in her career at the firm.

“We look forward to a long and profitable association, as Ellie develops her position at Greycroft and in the venture capital industry at large.”

In July Greycroft poached iNovia Capital partner John Elton to work in its New York office.

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