For nearly 20 years, Leah Busque has devoted her career to building and scaling technology products that have improved the lives of millions of people around the globe. Leah is a General Partner at FUEL Capital, where she invests in early-stage startups across a variety of sectors including consumer technology, hardware, education, marketplaces, and retail. Prior, she created one of the most widely recognized new consumer technology brands of the past decade with TaskRabbit, the pioneering on-demand marketplace company she founded in 2008.
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  • Leah scaled TaskRabbit into an international business with operations in 44 cities and after transitioning into the role of executive chairwoman, she oversaw TaskRabbit’s successful sale to IKEA in 2017

  • Started her career at IBM as a Software Engineer, working on Lotus Notes and Domino

  • One of the “100 Most Creative People in Business,” by Fast Company

  • As a Latina, she is passionate about bringing diversity to business culture


  • "Before there was Uber or Airbnb, TaskRabbit helped birth the so-called 'gig economy'."

    Jon Fortt