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Former Summit Partners employee Erin Valenti reported missing in San Jose

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Recent reports of former Erin Valenti was reported missing according to media reports published on this week by NBC Bay Area.  

Erin Valenti

Erin Valenti

Founder & CEO of Tinker Ventures | Serial Entrepreneur+ Product Developer + Venture Capitalist + Writer + Climber + Yogi

Greater Salt Lake City Area500+ connections


I have a successful track record of 10 years of cross-functional leadership experience building and investing in disruptive technology companies. I’m passionate about helping startups with product development, fundraising and scaling. I'm always looking for the next great idea to work on or invest in. Reach out anytime to chat.



  • Tinker

    Founder & CEO


     – Present5 years 9 months
    Greater Salt Lake City Area
    Tinker is a digital product development agency and venture studio. We invent, design, develop and scale abadass technology products built for iOS, Android and the web.
  • SLC Tech Startups

    Founder & CEO

    SLC Tech Startups

     – Present7 years 4 months
    Salt Lake City, UT
    SLC Tech Startups is a startup and technology focused meetup group in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Mindshare Ventures

    Executive in Residence

    Mindshare Ventures

     – Present3 years 10 months
    Park City, Utah

    Director Of Product Development

     – 1 year
    Greater Salt Lake City Area
  • Skycrane, Inc.

    Founder & CEO

    Skycrane, Inc.

     – 3 years 2 months
    Salt Lake City, UT
    Skycrane is an online work-for-hire marketplace where businesses can buy on-demand administrative support, back-office, and marketing services.
  • Springboard Enterprises

    Springboard Accelerator Class of 2013

    Springboard Enterprises

     – 9 months
    New York City, NY
    Springboard Enterprises is a startup accelerator and highly-vetted expert network of innovators, investors and influencers who are dedicated to building high-growth technology-oriented companies led by women.

    Since 2000, Springboard has backed over 550 entrepreneurs leading enterprise software, digital media, life science, and other technology facing companies including Zip Car, Constant Contact, iRobot, and Minute Clinic. Collectively, Springboard startups have raised over $6 billion in early stage financing.

    Skycrane was accepted in the Media / Tech Accelerator Class of 2013.
  • Summit Partners

    Investment Professional

    Summit Partners

     – 4 years
    Palo Alto, CA
    Summit Partners is a global, $15 billion venture capital and private equity fund.
  • Bonaventure Realty Group, LLC

    Financial Analyst

    Bonaventure Realty Group, LLC

     – 1 year 3 months
    Washington D.C.
    Bonaventure is a real estate services provider executing best-in-class solutions within the multifamily sector.


  • Georgetown UniversityGeorgetown University

    Georgetown University

    B.S. in Business Administration, Summa Cum LaudeFinance, International Business4.0 GPA

    Activities and Societies: Beta gama sigma
  • University of International Business and EconomicsUniversity of International Business and Economics

    University of International Business and Economics

    Attended classes in Chinese language, culture and business practices

Volunteer Experience

  • VolunteerNot For Sale


    Not For Sale

    Human Rights
    Advocate for anti-human trafficking initiatives. Participated in humanitarian mission to Uganda in 2008.
  • Volunteer MentorInternational Rescue Committee

    Volunteer Mentor

    International Rescue Committee

    Economic Empowerment
    The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Participated in mentoring refugee entrepreneurs.



     – Present

    Travel inspiration website where visual content is king. Filter and limit the results to things that interest you, then click the image to find out where it is, and how much it will cost to go there.
    Other creators
    • John Cline
    • George Shank
    • Paul English
    See project


    Restaurant discovery mobile app
    See project


  • English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Mandarin Chinese

    Elementary proficiency

  • Spanish

    Elementary proficiency



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