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Alison Malloy

Managing Director, Investments

Alison Malloy is a managing director of investments for Connecticut Innovations, focusing on tech investments and consumer product goods. She manages CI’s $50M Future Fund, which prioritizes diversity in its portfolio. Alison is responsible for sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities, structuring investment terms and accelerating portfolio companies through active board participation. She is also the co-founder of Tidal River, Connecticut’s women investor network, and serves as a regular speaker, judge and member at several entrepreneur organizations, including Golden Seeds, AIF’s Angel Investor Forum and Springboard Enterprises.

Alison contributes to CI’s expertise in tech with more than 20 years in the industry. Alison was the CEO and co-founder of Design2Launch (D2L), a leading Connecticut-based tech startup in workflow collaboration for the CPG and pharma industries, with two successful exits, to Eastman Kodak Company in 2008 and Danaher in 2018. She started her career with GE Capital and General Electric and graduated from GE Capital’s business financial management program. She was also the chief financial officer of the NBC Retail Experience Store in NYC and integrated the acquisition of the Mexican bank Banco Alianza with GE Capital Mexico. Alison co-led a management consulting practice for Arthur Andersen Management Consulting and started her investing career at the Slovak American Enterprise Fund in Slovakia. Alison graduated from Boston College.

  • B.A., Boston College
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