Meet Ashley—an investor in an early stage company through FrontFundr. She was motivated to invest because she believes in the people in the company, and their products and services. We are introducing real investors like Ashley to the FrontFundr community to show the diversity of the modern investor. We want to break stereotypes and let people to know that being an investor in a private company isn’t just reserved for those who invest professionally.

Learn more about Ashley and why she decided to become an investor.

FrontFundr: Where do you work?

Ashley: I am a full time mom of three awesome little kids and I work on sport events on a part time basis.

FrontFundr: What are some of your interests or passions?

Ashley: My kids are quite young, so they take up a lot of my time; however, I still enjoy a good read, coaching a little basketball, working out and spending time with my family and friends.

FrontFundr: What type of investment experience do you have—do you manage your own investments or do you have a portfolio manager?

Ashley: We have investments in a few different areas, some of which we manage ourselves, and others are managed by a third party.

FrontFundr: What inspired you to become an investor in an early stage company?

Ashley: The people behind the company we invested in have a great product and they are extremely hard working, smart, creative and determined to make it a big success.

FrontFundr: What’s one criterion you look for when making investment decisions?

Ashley: The people behind the company are key.

For information on becoming an investor, visit our How It Works section for investors. If you’ve already invested through FrontFundr and would consider sharing your story, please contact us.