Michelle Barbara Valentine

Hong Kong

Water Science, Policy and Management (MSc), 2015
Christ Church, Oxford

Funding: Louis Dreyfus

Michelle completed her masters of science at Christ Church college as a Louis Dreyfus- Weidenfeld Scholar in 2015.

She now focuses on early stage technologies at Index Ventures, primarily at the seed and Series A stage. She spends much of her time in artificial intelligence, looking at ventures that utilize computer vision in enterprise verticals such as agriculture, manufacturing, healthcare, and finance. She is also particularly interested in companies in the distributed infrastructure space.

Prior to Index, Michelle was at Goldman Sachs where she worked on infrastructure banking transactions for government and private entities. Michelle is also a graduate of Stanford University (B.Sc.) where her passion for early stage technology was ignited by the involvement in groups such as the Stanford Spaceflight Initiative and Engineers for a Sustainable World where she worked on balloon launches and remote water monitoring respectively.

Articles by Michelle Barbara Valentine

The Oxford Microfinance Initiative

Michelle Barbara Valentine

Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld scholar Michelle Valentine (Hong Kong, MSc Water Science Policy & Management) was involved in a pro bono project organised through the Oxford Microfinance Initiative.  The project involved advising one of the largest Mongolian
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Report for the Max Weidenfeld Travel grant

Michelle Barbara Valentine

As a result of a generous donation by the Eranda Foundation in honour of Lord Weidenfeld’s father Max Weidenfeld, a small travel fund is available annually to provide Scholars with financial support for travel required
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Water Markets in California

Michelle Barbara Valentine

California is in the fourth year of a critical drought. As the most productive agricultural region in the United States, the Californian drought has significant ramifications for food security in the country as well as
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