Amanda joins the Closed Loop Ventures Group as a Venture Partner where she will be sourcing deals, supporting diligence, and sitting on boards for CLVG. Amanda Hendy is an entrepreneur, investor, and former BigLaw attorney.
Most recently, Amanda co-founded WYE Media, a web3 media company created around the successful NFT character called, Aku. Amanda leads operations and legal for WYE, in addition to strategic development. Prior to WYE, Amanda co-founded and served as the Managing Partner of the U.S. venture arm of a global single-family office platform. In that role, Amanda led investments in early-stage consumer and tech companies such as Enovix ($5bn+ Mkt cap exit), Gro Intelligence, Insightec, Carbon Direct, maude, Toucan, Repurpose, and Saie, among others. In addition to her duties at WYE, Amanda continues to serve on boards and is an advisor to several early-stage companies. She is also an active angel investor. Amanda began her career as a corporate lawyer at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and at Gibson, Dunn, & Crutcher LLP. She holds a B.A. from Indiana University and a J.D. from Fordham Law School. Amanda is a member of the Milken Institute’s Young Leaders Circle.