Anna Palmer

boston, ma
Co-Founder and CEO, Dough

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Why XFactor?

“I’m passionate about helping women build great companies and making that as easy as possible for them to do.”


Companies Founded


VC Pitches Done


Total $ Venture Capital Raised

Areas of Interest for Investing
Consumer focused companies, cause-based commerce companies focused on building big companies while also doing good, supply chain and logistics, AG tech, and AI.
Advice for XX Entrepreneurs
Be confident and pitch your big vision.  Don’t be scared to be bold. If you think your company can be a billion dollar company go in and convince people why.


Anna is the CEO and Co-Founder of Dough Collective, a membership community to discover, buy and save on incredible products made by women ( Prior to Dough, Anna was the co-founder and CEO of Fashion Project, the industry leader in online designer clothing donation, where she led the double bottom line company to process over 350,000 items and distribute funds to over 2000 organizations in 36 countries. Following the Fashion Project Community's acquisition by Union & Fifth in 2016, Anna joined as COO.

Anna has been featured discussing women, entrepreneurship, and double bottom line business models in Forbes, The Financial Times, The Boston Globe, InStyle Magazine, CNBC SquawkBox, and as a keynote speaker on Profit + Purpose at MCON.

Anna holds a B.A. in political science, history and communications from Eureka College where she was a Reagan Leadership Fellow and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.