Local Smartsheet Standout Sara Lindquist Joins Seattle-based FUSE

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Fuse expands team with new hire to partner with the area’s leading software companies

“I’m looking forward to joining FUSE and aiding in their mission to back and support world class entrepreneurs building solutions for the modern economy," said Sara Lindquist

FUSE, an early stage business software venture capital firm, has added Sara Lindquist as an Associate to the firm’s investment team. Sara will help source, identify, and support new investments for FUSE. Lindquist joins FUSE from Bellevue-based software icon Smartsheet.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Sara to the FUSE team. We sought out Sara as she exemplifies all of the core attributes that make for a great venture capitalist – integrity, grit, and intellectual curiosity,” said Kellan Carter, Managing Partner at FUSE.

Prior to FUSE, Sara spent over two years at Smartsheet where she was integral in supporting the company’s analyst relations strategy and driving Smartsheet’s product positioning within the analyst community. Prior to Smartsheet, Sara worked as a venture capitalist at Ignition Partners where she focused on B2B marketplaces.

Sara attended Dartmouth and graduated Magna Cum Laude. While at Dartmouth, Sara received a number of recognitions including All Ivy League Academic Honors, Phi Beta Kappa Society induction, and was elected team captain of the volleyball team. Sara also produced a professionally recorded EP/CD with Nashville-based Skyville Music.

“I’m looking forward to joining FUSE and aiding in their mission to back and support world class entrepreneurs building solutions for the modern economy,” said Lindquist. “The Pacific Northwest has an abundance of talent that I’m looking forward to working with at FUSE.”

“Sara has excelled in everything that she has been involved in,” said Carter. “We have no doubt that FUSE will be any different.”

About FUSE
FUSE is an early-stage venture capital firm investing in Pacific Northwest-based Seed and Series A companies that are reinventing the modern economy with software. FUSE is committed to supporting the next generation of B2B technology entrepreneurs building category-defining businesses of lasting value. Founding Partners Kellan Carter and Cameron Borumand are joined by Venture Partner and Seattle Seahawks captain Bobby Wagner, as well as Senior Operating Partners John Connors and Satbir Khanuja. The strategic LP base includes current and former executives at the Pacific Northwest’s top companies, including Microsoft, Amazon, Nike, Starbucks, Costco, T-Mobile, Avalara, DocuSign, Smartsheet and many more. For more information about FUSE, please visit fuse.vc.

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