Amanda Eilian

Partner and Co-Founder
_able Partners


Amanda Eilian* is a Partner and co-founder of __able Partners, a venture capital firm focused on early stage companies in the Positive Living space. With over 40 companies in the portfolio, __able’s investments include Goop, Daily Harvest, Bulletproof, and Compass Pathways. Amanda was previously the co-founder of Videolicious, an enterprise software video creation platform backed by Amazon, and served as its President from 2007 to 2019 when it was acquired by a multinational strategic buyer.  Amanda was instrumental in the launch and growth of Videolicious to over 5 million users in 103 countries, including Fortune 500 companies such as IBM, Walmart, SAP, Verizon and GE.  Prior to forming Videolicious, Amanda was a founding partner of Capitol Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition vehicle (SPAC) that completed a $265 million initial public offering and became Two Harbors Investment Corp., a billion dollar REIT (NYSE: TWO).  Amanda began her career in private equity and mergers and acquisitions. 

Amanda is a Truman Scholar and received her MBA from Harvard Business School where she was a Baker Scholar, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service with Honors in Economics.  Amanda serves on the Board of Directors of Juice Beauty and the Melanoma Research Alliance, and she is also a member of the Tech:NYC Leadership Council.  Amanda resides in New York City with her husband and four children. 

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