Editorial Director turned Investor based in New York. Currently Partner at The Helm, a venture capital firm investing in game-changing female founders. A New Zealand-born writer, editor, and content strategist turned venture capital investor based in New York. Olivia’s expertise lies in conversation-starting storytelling through long-form features, ambitious packages, podcasts, video, newsletters, and social that not only contribute to the daily cultural conversation but break through the digital noise. Most recently, Olivia was the Features Director at Harper’s BAZAAR, where Olivia led strategy and programming for large-scale digital projects to elevate the brand’s content mix across digital and print platforms, with an urgent and thoughtful approach toward issues shaping our world today. As a Partner at The Helm, Olivia source and diligence deals with a focus on game-changing women’s healthcare and climate & sustainability solutions. Olivia also lead The Helm’s angel investor network, managing all platform, digital, editorial, events, and communications-related activities for our founders and our wider community.
Olivia sit on both the Environmental Conversation Commission and the Investment and Preservation Commission of Marbletown, New York. Olivia is also the founder of Olivia Kane, a sustainable fine jewelry line launched in 2015.