Nancy Hayes, ’80

Angel Investor

Nancy Hayes

Nancy Hayes is an active angel investor and was managing director in the Silicon Valley chapter of Golden Seeds angel group, which focuses on investing in women-led, high-growth companies. She also serves as an advisor to women entrepreneurs.

Hayes left the IBM Corporation, where she was a senior executive, to become CEO of an innovative nonprofit organization that used technology and media to help seriously ill children, and subsequently was president and CEO of a social services agency that served frail elderly and disabled adults.

In July 2013, Hayes cofounded MoolaHoop, a rewards-based crowdfunding site for women with small businesses.

She has an MBA with a concentration in finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and resides in San Francisco.