Builder of teams, brands, and companies.

Founder, CEO, Speaker

Karen Houghton is the CEO and Founder of Infinite Giving, a modern investing platform for nonprofits recognized by Fast Company for World Changing Software.


Vice President of Atlanta Tech Village

Built America’s 4th largest tech startup hub. During her tenure, Village startups raised $2B, created 9,000 jobs, and elevated our region’s ecosystem.

Venture Partner with Atlanta Ventures

Helped source early stage investments in outstanding technology founders.

Founder of the Do Good Initiative

Created a nonprofit working with coffee farming communities in Rwanda.


  • Women In Technology’s Woman of the Year Award
  • Atlanta Technology Professional’s Impact Award
  • Berry College’s Entrepreneurial Spirit Award
  • Salesforce’s 10 Small Business Women Who Inspire

Karen’s experiences in the tech, venture, and nonprofit worlds have helped her impact thousands of lives for good through job creation, funds raised, and increased opportunity.

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“I’m not here to be average, I’m here to be awesome. And so are you.”

Karen is a proud Atlanta native currently building a fintech startup. She has an incredible husband, Paul and 6-year-old daughter, Haven.

When she’s not changing the world through technology and entrepreneurship, she can be found sipping a great cup of coffee, listening to a podcast, or planning her next travel adventure.