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Claire England

Central Texas Angel Network
Executive Director
Claire England is Executive Director of Central Texas Angel Network (CTAN), a top U.S. angel investing group almost $100M invested in 170+ companies. She is a graduate of Kauffman Fellows, a prestigious Silicon Valley-based executive education program for venture capital and innovation leadership. Prior to CTAN, Claire developed local and international startup ecosystem projects for SXSW Interactive, Tech Ranch, and St. Edward's University. Previously, she was Executive Director of RISE: the Relationship & Information Series for Entrepreneurs. Under her leadership, RISE became a Forbes "Must-Attend 2013 Conference for Entrepreneurs." Claire is a frequent speaker, moderator, and judge at startup events. She volunteers as an advisor at startup accelerators, Austin Chamber’s Capital Committee, and World Economic Forum's Global Shapers Austin Hub. In 2018, she received a Kauffman Fellows Leadership Award. She was also a 2013 Finalist for Austin Business Journal’s Profiles in Power Award.