Karen Houghton

Karen Houghton is the CEO and Founder of Infinite Giving. IG’s mission is to leverage modern, financial technology to grow the world’s giving by helping nonprofits invest reserve funds, create micro-endowments, and receive stock and crypto gifts easily with software that automates their investment strategy.

Previously Karen served as the Vice President of Atlanta Tech Village, America’s 4th largest tech startup hub. During her tenure, Village startups collectively raised over $2B, created more than 9,000 jobs, and were a driving force behind the rise of innovation in our region. 
Karen also served as a Venture Partner with Atlanta Ventures. Atlanta Ventures invests in entrepreneurs through a startup studio that supports outstanding founders who are building companies from scratch and early stage investments for startups building software as a service in the southeast.

Karen has been the recipient of the Women In Technology’s Woman of the Year Award and ATP’s Impact Award in 2019, Berry College’s Distinguished Alumni Entrepreneurial Spirit Award in 2020, and has been recognized as one of 39 Atlanta Female Leaders to Follow on Social Media and one of Salesforce’s 10 Small Business Women Who Inspire. Her 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.