Julia Moore is a Partner at Breakout Ventures and focuses on early-stage investments powered by science. She is also the Portfolio Director of Breakout Labs, a San Francisco-based seed-stage fund and accelerator from the Peter Thiel Foundation. At Breakout Labs, Julia manages the portfolio and leads efforts with strategic partners and investors to drive company growth, and move startups along toward commercialization.
Before Breakout Labs, Julia served her Kauffman Fellowship at the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies, which seeks to stimulate and disseminate research and innovations that enable entrepreneurs and leaders to alleviate poverty in developing economies.
Trained as an analyst, Julia has public markets experience as a healthcare research analyst at Thomas Weisel Partners and private market investment experience as a life sciences investor with Kearny Venture Partners. She also has operating experience as the head of Business Development and Strategy at TriVascular. As an operator, Julia raised significant capital for her company and used that funding to lead the commercial launch of a novel PMA device across Europe and Japan.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Julia is a graduate of the University of Virginia, where she studied finance and bioethics. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and two kids.
Julia is a member of Class 17 and served her fellowship at the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies.