Alima Vanderholm is an Analyst and member of Trilogy’s investment team. Alima’s responsibilities include identifying new investment opportunities and supporting Trilogy’s portfolio companies. She joined Trilogy in 2019 after two years as an associate at University Growth Fund (UGF), a Salt Lake City based venture firm, where she was actively involved in diligence for several investments, including Pinterest and UrbanStems. Alima’s prior experience includes investment banking at Credit Suisse and supporting fund-of-fund investments at Portfolio Advisors.
Alima has a BS in Finance from Brigham Young University (BYU). While at BYU, she was co-president of the Women in Finance Association. Alima enjoys Seattle seafood and trail running and lives with her husband in Bellevue.
Recruiting for scarce engineering talent is time-consuming, inconsistent, and impossible to scale. When childhood friends James Wu and Allen Lu saw the challenges enterprises experienced building machine learning and data science teams, they decided to build a technical screening tool that expedites and improves the candidate hiring process.
When brothers Fahim and Naeem ul Haq were unable to find continuing education platforms to learn new coding techniques, languages, and skills, they decided to start their own. Educative’s courses contain quizzes and coding challenges that dynamically match the ability of the learner. When we invested in Fahim and Naeem in 2018, the two founders had bootstrapped the business to meaningful revenue.
Give InKind is a social platform for coordinating community support in times of need. Give InKind offers a care calendar, crowdfunding, and wish list feature to help individuals and families get the support they need most.