I grew up in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio, and saw first-hand how visionary entrepreneurs–both for-profit and nonprofit–play a pivotal role in revitalizing communities. I’m energized every day by a new generation of leaders committed to using financial technology to improve people’s lives.
Sarah is inspired by purpose-driven entrepreneurs tackling meaningful financial health challenges for US families. She is a Venture Partner on the US investment team at Flourish, where she sources, executes, and manages investments that improve financial health and create economic opportunity for American households.
Previously, Sarah was a principal for investments at Omidyar Network. Before that, she was a manager at McKinsey & Company, where she led strategy and corporate finance engagements across the private, public, and social sectors. She was previously a consultant at APCO Worldwide in Beijing, China, where she advised multinationals on investment and regulatory affairs. Sarah began her career as a Princeton in Asia Fellow at Dalian University of Technology.
A Kauffman Fellow, Class 25, Sarah was named a 40 under 40 Rising Star by VC Journal. Sarah holds a MBA degree in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, an MA degree in International Economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and a BA degree in History from Yale University, where she graduated magna cum laude. Sarah speaks English, Spanish, and Mandarin.
In the News
Sarah Morgenstern named one of 2022’s Inspiring FinTech Females by NYC FinTech WomenNYC FinTech Women
Top Ten 2022 Fintech PredictionsForbes
40 Rising Stars to tap into in 2022Venture Capital Journal
Shorties Roundup – February 26, 2021Technical.ly
Term Sheet – February 24, 2021Fortune
Flourish Ventures Promotes Two to Venture PartnerVenture Capital Journal
Flourish Adds Jetty to the Embedded Finance PortfolioFlourish Ventures Perspectives
Summer: Why We’re Backing SummerFlourish Ventures Perspectives
The Private Sector Needs to Step Up for Stimulus PaymentsPaymentsSource
These 25 investors are hunting for the next big fintech unicorn. Here’s what founders should know before pitching them.Business Insider
Investors are bullish tech startups ability to fix income gapsBusiness Insider
Recent Speaking Engagements
B2B Fintechs Are the Unsung Heroes of Embedded FinanceFlourish Embedded Finance: Plumbing
The Evolving Role of Fintech in FinHealthFinancial Health Network