Episode 10 | Yvonne Campos
In the 10th episode of Pittsburgh Business Insights, we sit down with Yvonne Campos, President of the Next Act Fund and longtime Pittsburgh business leader. Join us to discuss identifying gaps in the marketplace, the challenge of finding funding for women-owned businesses, and the formation and future of the Next Act Fund.
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About Yvonne Campos
Yvonne Campos is a nationally recognized businesswoman, facilitator, speaker, entrepreneur, and angel investor. Yvonne founded Next Act Fund in 2016 to help women grow their personal wealth by investing in early-stage, women-owned/led companies, thereby positively impacting women, the region, and the nation. Yvonne’s career includes founding and growing Campos Inc. into Pittsburgh’s premier marketing research company. Never one to sit still, after she sold the company in 2014, Yvonne identified an opportunity to support other women entrepreneurs and investors with Next Act Fund. Under Yvonne’s leadership, Next Act Fund has rapidly grown its broad membership of accomplished, visionary leaders from Pittsburgh’s business and investing community.
Yvonne also founded two Pittsburgh chapters of the Women Presidents’ Organization, a peer-to-peer learning model for women-owned businesses with revenues over $1MM. Yvonne currently serves on the boards of Highmark, Inc.; Pittsburgh Dance Council; Pittsburgh Metropolitan Hispanic Chamber; and Kelly Strayhorn Theatre. She also continues her service in an honorary board role to WQED Multimedia and Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania and is actively involved with the Latino Community Center.
About the Next Act Fund
The Next Act Fund is an opportunity for women to be involved in the angel investment community with other like-minded women. Next Act investors get a seat at the table where the economic growth of the region is decided, and at the same time heighten the impact of women-owned and led businesses.
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About Pittsburgh Business Insights
Starting a business: three words that require plenty of planning. On Pittsburgh Business Insights, The Lynch Law Group interviews Pittsburgh entrepreneurs and uncovers what makes business boom in the Steel City. Whether you are growing your own company, looking to improve your practices, or simply interested in the advice of Pittsburgh professionals, tune in for ideas and inspiration from Pittsburgh’s top business leaders.