Kristin K Martinez
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Kristin K Martinez
Kristin Martinez founded Sound Point Ventures, LLC, in Seattle, Washington, in 1998 to provide private equity services and innovations to individuals and institutions.
organizes active angel venture funds and early stage venture funds that link profitability with sustainability.
The first fund, Angels
with Attitude, is the Northwest's only seed and early-stage private equity investment fund committed to sustainability.
Ms. Martinez is a co-founder of and former partner in New Vantage Partners, LLC, a private equity investment advisory firm in the Mid-Atlantic.
From 1997-1998, her major responsibilities at NVP included client services, investment review, and operations.
assisted in producing two venture fairs each year for the Investors' Circle
, a national group of angel and institutional investors working to grow the sustainable venture capital industry.
While at NVP, she was an advisor to the $25 million Telecommunications Development Fund and the $30 million Women's Growth Capital Fund.
Ms Martinez's experience includes eight years in the energy industry, most recently as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Pepco Energy Services, Inc., a startup that has grown to over $800 million in sales.
As a member of the management team from 1994-1996, Kristin developed and managed key supplier and vendor relationships, developed external financing sources, and identified investment opportunities in new, energy-related technologies.
From 1991-1994, Kristin was Executive Director of a private, non-profit economic development corporation in central Vermont.
Ms. Martinez is Board Chair of TraceDetect, Inc.; a Director of MACH Energy, and Advent Solar; and a board observer of Precision Farming Enterprises, Inc.
She is also on the board of the Northwest Area Foundation in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Kristin holds a BS degree from Boston University and an MBA degree in finance and investments from The George Washington University.
Kristin K. Martinez
Sound Point Ventures, LLC
6541 36th Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98126
t- (206) 932-3850