Amy Salzhauer is a managing partner and founder of the venture capital firm Good Growth Capital. Her previous experience includes 15 years as the CEO of Ignition Ventures, which transferred technologies and created companies out of academic research labs. She founded multiple science-based startups out of MIT, Harvard, and Columbia University. She has written for various publications, including Newsweek, Science, Harvard Business Review, and Technology Review magazines, and researched radioactive mutant slime molds. She has also had stints as a management consultant at the United Nations in Geneva, drummed for the US National Dragonboat Team, and served as the assistant director of a nonprofit environmental organization in Washington DC. She holds several degrees including an MBA from MIT Sloan and M.Phil. from Cambridge University.