Lindsey Franklin is currently launching ecoVC, a new nonprofit that promotes sustainable business practices within the venture capital and startup communities. She comes to ecoVC from an environmental background, and spent several years in environmental advocacy and organizing. Most recently, she focused on the 2008 Presidential Election, during which she coordinated three different environmental campaigns and ultimately worked wtih President Barack Obama's Campaign for Change in Michigan. Previously, Lindsey received a fellowship from the Breakthrough Institute, an energy policy think tank based in Oakland. She received her BA from Middlebury College in Environmental Studies and Philosophy.