Dorothy A. Terrell is Founder and Managing Partner of FirstCap Advisors, a venture capital and advisory services firm that helps innovative technology companies successfully navigate the critical early stages of product and business development.
Prior to launching FirstCap Advisors, Terrell was a Partner at First Light Capital, a venture capital firm. From 2005 to 2008, Terrell took a leave from First Light Capital to also serve as CEO of the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City a national not-for-profit promoting economic prosperity in America’s inner cities through private sector engagement.
Terrell has numerous awards including being named one of the “Top 50 Women Line Managers in America” by Executive Female Magazine, one of the “Top Ten Business Marketers” by Business Marketing Magazine and the “Distinguished Alumni Award” from Florida A&M University.
Terrell holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Florida A& M University.