Summit’s Sophia Popova and Chelsea Jurman were both named to GrowthCap’s list of “Top Women Leaders in Growth Investing of 2023”. This award recognizes women who, through their investment acumen, operational capabilities, and work ethic, have had a profound impact on their firms, portfolio companies and others across the industry. In determining this year’s list, GrowthCap evaluated each candidate based on her demonstrated success in her specific roles, breadth of experience, longevity in the field, and consistency in performance.
Sophia Popova joined Summit in 2017 and is a Partner on the Technology team. She has played an active role in eight Summit investments, representing more than $1.3 billion in invested capital. Her current board and investment experience includes Invicti Security, Klaviyo, Markforged (completed IPO in 2021, NYSE: MKFG), Mavrck, Vensure Employer Services (formerly PrismHR), Sifted, StackAdapt and Ylopo.
Chelsea Jurman joined Summit in 2019 and is a Principal on the Growth Products & Services team. She has played an active role in six Summit investments, representing more than $1.3 billion in invested capital, including more than $860 million in the last two years alone. Her current investment and board experience includes Adviser Investments, Brooklinen and ShipMonk.
Read more about Sophia, Chelsea and their fellow honorees at Growth Cap.
Award selections are determined based on GrowthCap’s evaluation of the nominee’s demonstrated success in her specific role, breadth of experience, longevity in the field, and consistency in performance, among other factors. Information on each nominee was received through nomination application forms, GrowthCap’s online submission portal, direction communication with portfolio company executives and/or others in the industry. To view the full list of honorees and read more about the selection methodology, visit Growth Cap's website.
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