Sophia is a Principal at Nine Four Ventures. Based in New York, her responsibilities include originating, evaluating, and executing investment opportunities, as well as supporting existing portfolio companies, particularly Bowery Valuation, Branch Furniture, Handdii, Inspectify, OpenSpace, Pronto Housing, and Steadily. In addition, Sophia’s responsibilities include partner management, marketing, and helping manage Nine Four’s pilot program.
Prior to Nine Four, Sophia worked as an MBA Associate at Metaprop, an early stage PropTech fund, advisory, and startup acceleration firm. Sophia also worked as a Project Manager at The Marketing Directors Inc. (TMD), a real estate development consulting firm. At TMD, Sophia developed and implemented the strategy for more than 40 properties in the NY/NJ area. Her clients included developers such as Midwood Investment and Development, Ceruzzi Properties, Trinity Place Holdings, The Fisher Organization, and KRE Group, among others.
Sophia received an MBA from Columbia University’s Business School and a BBA from The Ross School of Business at The University of Michigan. She comes from a family of real estate professionals and is excited to bridge the gap between her passions for real estate and entrepreneurship through venture.