Who we are
Founder & CEO
Lauren Weiniger is passionate about building companies at the intersection of profit and positive impact,. She spent the first decade of her career building organizations and ecosystems in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and South America, working on both sides of the investment equation with the goal of using capital and innovative business models to drive positive change. Atlanta's recent transformation inspired Lauren to return to her hometown and launch GrowthCity to help accelerate the growth of Atlanta's entrepreneurship & investment landscapes.
Previously, Lauren was Chief of Staff for TAU Investment Management, an impact-focused PE fund based in NYC. Prior to TAU, she oversaw a portfolio of healthcare startups for a Forbes 50 family office in Los Angeles, and produced large scale investor conferences across the US.
An MBA graduate of Oxford University, Lauren serves as an adviser to several companies from start-up through growth, and is a member of the Milken Institute Young Leaders Circle, Breakout, Summit Series, and Dreamers//Doers.
GrowthCity invests in partnership with Lunacap Ventures, an NYC-based VC fund investing in high-growth, high-impact companies. We actively seek out overlooked and underfunded market segments, including women- and minority-led companies, Our team brings deep expertise in investing and operations across sectors.