Mary Grove

Partner, Rise of the Rest Seed Fund


Mary Grove is a Partner at Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund where she leads some of the fund’s investments in a range of sectors including the investments in Mahmee (Los Angeles, CA), PartySlate (Chicago, IL), POPS Diabetes Care (Minneapolis, MN), PatientOne (Missoula, MT), Blokable (Seattle, WA), and Structural (St. Paul, MN). Mary also manages the portfolio engagement platform to support the Rise of the Rest portfolio companies across the pillars of technology & tools, education, and community.

Prior to joining Revolution, Mary spent 15 years at Google in Silicon Valley, New York City, and Zurich. She was the founding Director of Google for Entrepreneurs and led the company’s global efforts to support entrepreneurs and communities in over 100 countries. She also led New Business Development partnerships and worked on the company’s IPO deal team. Mary is the co-founder of Silicon North Stars, a nonprofit whose mission is to inspire young Minnesotans from economically underserved communities toward futures in tech. She has served on the boards and advisory boards of the Techstars Foundation, Astia, UP Global, and the Stanford Alumni Association.

Mary earned her BA and MA from Stanford University. She lives in Minneapolis, MN, with her husband and their three-year-old twins.

I believe that entrepreneurs have transformative power to build products and companies that change their communities, cities, and ultimately the world. The entrepreneurial spirit is thriving not just in Silicon Valley but in cities across the globe.