Nicole Johnson, Principal

Avid consumer captivated by the customer experience, consumer psyche, and standout brands; Grateful for the chance to interact with passionate entrepreneurs every day.

Nicole Johnson


Nicole joined the Forerunner investment team in December 2013 and focuses her efforts on deal sourcing, diligence, investment execution, and portfolio support. Nicole works closely with many Forerunner companies, including Neighborhood Goods, Nécessaire, Stadium Goods, Stockwell, and CUUP, among others. Prior to Forerunner Nicole worked with SapientNitro, a leading brand and digital strategy consultancy where she supported Fortune 500 retailers on their global retail strategies.

Nicole graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and in 2016 was named to Forbes 30 under 30, Venture Capital.

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