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Vice President Consumer

Melissa Fulenwider


Melissa is responsible for sourcing, executing and supporting investments, with a focus on Consumer. She is actively involved with Stripes portfolio companies A24, Equip, Kosas, Erewhon, and Snooze.

Prior to joining Stripes in 2021, Melissa was an Investment Professional for two years at Permira Advisers, focusing on both buyout and growth investments across the Consumer and Internet sectors. Before that, Melissa was an Investment Banking Analyst at Credit Suisse in the Financial Sponsors Group.



Melissa was born and raised in Rye, NY. She loves to travel, listen to podcasts, and explore NYC on foot. Melissa was also on Princeton’s Varsity Women’s Swim team and has since channeled her competitive energies into new ventures, including outdoor runs / races and trying as many NYC restaurants as possible.


B.A. in Politics, Princeton University

Melissa Fulenwider