Joanne Wilson or Gotham Gal, as she is known through her popular blog, is one of NYC’s most interesting angel investors. (She is also the wife of Fred Wilson, another prominent investor in New York.)

Wilson was named one of the coolest tech people in New York this year by SAI for her growing portfolio of successful investments in companies such as Lover.ly, LittleBits, Food 52, Have to Have, and Daily Worth. She is also the founder of Women Entrepreneur Festival, and outspoken supporter of women entrepreneurs.

Her investment strategy doesn’t rely solely on whether the numbers make sense but it is driven by a hunch and an educated presentation by the startup.

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