Melinda Moore

Melinda Moore is the founder of the impact fund, Moore Ventures and is the co-founder of TuesdayNights, a female networking organization. She is an entrepreneur, investor, advisor and global speaker with over 20 years of experience, and two exits (STV Communications and LovingEco). Melinda is the author of How to Raise Money: The Ultimate Guide to Crowdfunding and has raised over 100 million via equity crowdfunding. She served as the Senior Vice President for Entertainment Media Ventures. Her work has been widely recognized by Digital LA (Top 50 Digital Women in 2015), the Green Business Bureau and the National Association of Women Business Owners’ Hall of Fame. Melinda serves on the Board of A Sense of Home and has a B.A. from UCLA.

3 words to describe Nature? 

Alive. Grounding. Calming

3 things Nature taught you?

To be more present in this fast paced world

To see creativity and inspiration in all the shades of green in nature

To find strength and beauty being immersed and isolated in nature.

3 most treasured Nature spots?

The coast of Big Sur

The jungles of Tikal, Guatemala

Floating along the rivers in Indonesia

When you look at the ocean, it makes you feel…?


When you see a forest, it makes you feel…?


When you see a volcano, it makes you feel…?


When you see a sunrise or sunset, it makes you feel…?


When you hear thunder, it makes you feel…?


When you hear the wind howling, it makes you feel…?

A little anxious

Are you an Ocean, Mountain, Forest, or Desert person?

 I feel deeply connected to all but if I have to select one, the Ocean.

On a scale of 1 to 10, how important is Nature to your well-being? 


Share with us a childhood nature memory?

When I was a little girl, I loved riding my bike to an open field in my neighborhood and I would just sit and listen for hours to all the sounds of nature...the birds, the wind, the butterflies, the sound of the trees, and the bees.