Ana Baltodano is Director of Portfolio Success at Founder Institute HQ (FI), helping portfolio entrepreneurs accelerate growth, advice on strategy, and prepares them for fundraising. Prior to FI, Ana provided direction and management to several international and Silicon Valley venture-backed growth stage companies. Ana co-founded and was CEO of LocalHero, a social location-based assistance application that launched at TechCrunch Disrupt in 2011. In 2008, Ana co-founded of TripJane, the first social-travel application to be fully integrated into Facebook.
Prior to tripJane, Ana was a founding team member of the RedHerring, a leading global technology media company that published a monthly print publication covering innovation news from around the globe and produced a host of tech conferences designed to bring venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, and technologists together.