Partner, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund
Mary Grove is Co-Founder of Silicon North Stars, a nonprofit whose mission since 2013 is to inspire young Minnesotans from economically underserved communities toward futures in tech. She spent 15 years at Google in Silicon Valley, New York City, and Zurich. Mary was the founding Director of Google for Entrepreneurs and led the company’s global efforts to support entrepreneurs and startup communities in more than 130 countries. She also led over 100 partnerships for Google as part of New Business Development and worked on the company’s IPO deal team. Mary is a Partner at Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund where she invests in early stage companies outside of Silicon Valley, New York, and Boston. She has served on the Boards and Advisory Boards of the Techstars Foundation, Stanford Alumni Association, UP Global, and Astia. Mary earned her B.A. and M.A. from Stanford University. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband Steve and their three-year-old twins.