AAFCPAs is excited to announce Janice O’Reilly, CPA, CGMA, Partner in the Consulting Division of AAFCPAs and leader of the Managed Accounting Solutions (MAS) practice, has been appointed and agrees to serve as Treasurer of MassVentures.
MassVentures is a quasi-public venture capital firm focused on fueling the Massachusetts innovation economy by funding early-stage, high-growth startups as they move from concept to commercialization. The firm invests in technology-driven companies across a broad range of industries, including: healthcare IT, internet and digital media, green tech, mobile, security, systems and software, and industrial automation and robotic sectors.
As Treasurer and officer of the Board of Directors, Janice will be responsible and accountable for the organization’s money management to ensure MassVentures maintains public trust. Janice was initially appointment to the Board of Directors in 2019.
MassVentures provides equity financing to early stage startups and grant funding to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II funded entities, so Janice’s background as angel investor, board member, consultant, president, treasurer, and former CFO of a publicly-traded Massachusetts-based technology company makes her well-suited to advise the organization on the financial implications of strategic business decisions. Read Janice O’Reilly’s full profile. >>
“I continue to be inspired by this distinguished organization that invests in scientific excellence, technological innovation, and job creation,” said Janice. “MassVentures is the oldest quasi-public venture capital firm in the U.S., and I’m excited to expand my role on the Board of Directors and continue to actively engage in this entrepreneurial ecosystem.”
More About MassVentures…
MassVentures focuses on Series A investments and considers occasional and opportunistic seed rounds. They provide capital for first-time CEOs and/or founders and consider industry segments not adequately served by the venture community. Their track record of success combined with their expertise, contacts and support for entrepreneurs makes MassVentures an attractive venture partner for early-stage companies in Massachusetts.