More About Robyn Swift
Robyn is the Head of Investor Relations at Transform Capital. She also oversees the Transform Capital Foundation and Foundation Strategic Partners Program. Robyn brings more than 15 years of higher education, health care, and political fundraising experience to the fund.
Prior to Transform Capital, Robyn spent over 11 years with the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, raising funds to support the School's various philanthropic priorities, and building programs primarily focused on entrepreneurship, innovation, and venture capital. From 2014 - 2021, Robyn led West Coast strategic initiatives for UVA Darden's Batten Institute in the San Francisco Bay Area, creating new and innovative programs and courses to further education for student founders and forge deeper relationships with the broader founder and investor community.
Prior to UVA Darden, Robyn spent several years in Washington, D.C., first in corporate fundraising and events for the National MS Society, and later in political fundraising for U.S. House and Senate candidates. Throughout her career, Robyn has raised more than $500M for different organizations. Robyn returned to her hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia in 2011 to begin working for UVA, her undergraduate alma mater.
Transform Capital represents the intersection of venture capital and philanthropy in a new, innovative structure that forges partnership and connection between those who strive to do well and ultimately want to also do good, and worthy organizations that serve our communities.
Robyn holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Virginia. She resides in San Francisco, CA.
Area of Interest for Investing
Education, Fundraising tech, Consumer products, Femtech
My favorite quote from Joan Marques, "It's easier to take than to give. It's nobler to give than to take. The thrill of taking lasts a day. The thrill of giving lasts a lifetime."
Robyn Swift, Investor Relations, Transform Capital