Will McClelland

Will McClelland


Will is Co-founder & General Partner of Elizabeth Street Ventures. Part cultural anthropologist, part digital consumer investor, he brings 18+ years of investing, sourcing and portfolio construction experience.

He was Partner at Grace Beauty Capital – family office investment arm of a beauty product distribution company. While portfolio manager, he invested in Supergoop! (exit to Blackstone), Rothy's (partial exit to Alpargatas), ThirdLove, Parachute Home (exit in secondary market), Primary Kids, MM. LaFleur, Glamsquad, Eloquii (acquired by Walmart) and others.

Will was previously Managing Director & Head of Research at Ironwood Capital Management. He was an investment banker in Lehman Brothers’ Global Technology Group. He co-founded Bambike, a sustainable bicycle manufacturer and tour operator in the Philippines ranked #1 on TripAdvisor.

Will graduated from Yale University with a B.A. double major in Anthropology and Economics. He was a three-year letter winner on the Yale Men’s Lacrosse team. He is a Filipino-American dual citizen and has traveled to over 50 countries.