Darcy Frisch

MD & VP, Hearst Ventures

Darcy Frisch is managing director and vice president of Hearst Ventures, where she makes  investments in early stage digital media and information businesses. She currently serves  on the boards of tvScientific, Optable Technologies, Via Transportation, Insurify, Zendrive,  Ridecell, and Cogito. She is responsible for Hearst Ventures’ investment in Recurrent. She  previously served on the boards of PowerToFly, Zinc (sold to ServiceMax in 2018), Nexage  (sold to Millennial Media in 2014), Sphere (sold to AOL in 2008) and Voxpop.tv (sold to IAC  in 2011). Since joining in 2000, Frisch has been involved with many of the group’s early  investments including drugstore.com, XM Satellite Radio, Circles and MobiTV. Prior to Hearst, Frisch held positions as a tax analyst at KPMG and as the legislative  assistant for tax for U.S. Senator David Boren of Oklahoma. She received her undergraduate  degree from Yale University and earned her master’s degree in business administration at  the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business.