Anchor Point Foundation
– Brad Feld and Amy Batchelor
The Anchor Point Foundation supports non-profit organizations who are doing innovative work in their communities.
Brad is a long-time venture capitalist who has supported entrepreneurship in the for-profit sector and provides his expertise and leadership to non-profits. Amy is a writer and community leader who has been deeply involved in non-profit activity for two decades.
In addition to long-term relationships with many organizations, the Anchor Point Foundation periodically makes a major commitment to a specific effort that we think is of particular and timely value.
Brad has been an early-stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry, a venture capital firm, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures. Brad is also a co-founder of Techstars.
Brad is a writer and speaker on the topics of venture capital investing and entrepreneurship. He’s written a number of books as part of the Startup Revolution series and writes the blog Feld Thoughts.
Brad holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Management Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Brad is also an art collector and long-distance runner. He has completed 26 marathons as part of his mission to finish a marathon in each of the 50 states.
Amy is Vice Chair of The Nature Conservancy‘s Global Board of Directors, a member of The Nature Conservancy Alaska Board of Trustees, and a member of TNC’s Africa Affinity Group for Women and Girls.
Amy serves on the Board of Trustees at Wellesley College. Brad and Amy established the Anchor Point Fellowships in Global Leadership at Wellesley College.
Amy served on the Board of Trustees of Boulder Community Health Foundation from 2015 to 2021.
Amy co-founded and is a partner of Social Venture Partners Boulder County, which strengthens non-profits through grants and strategic consulting and emphasizes building the capacity and sustainability of organizations.
Amy is the co-author of Startup Life: Surviving and Thriving in a Relationship with an Entrepreneur with Brad. She occasionally blogs at http://anchorpoint.blogs.com/ and can be found on Twitter (@abatchelor).
Amy graduated from Wellesley College in 1988 with a B.A. in Political Philosophy. Amy travels extensively and has spent time on every continent except Antarctica.