The Pulse Celebrates The Following Women July Week 2

WITI News Staff

July 17, 2022

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This week we celebrate these women making their mark in Silicon Valley.

The Women of Silicon Valley
excerpts from Pulse of the Valley, July Week 2

Investments in Women-Led Companies
$71.4M (9%) of the $625M in total funding for the week went to women.
Sonia Nigam, CEO & coFounder of Change, received $5M in seed funding with $5.8M in total capital.
Change develops APIs to help companies and charities process donations and enables its customers to...
Jessica Chen Riolfi, CEO & coFounder of Uprise, received first funding of $1.4M.
Uprise is building wealth management for all - bringing the tools and the tricks of the 1% to...
Naomi Allen, CEO & coFounder of BrightLine, received $10M in Series C funding with $212M in total capital.
Brightline is the first virtual behavioral health solution built specifically to care for children...
Lynn Fischer, CEO & coFounder of Title21 Health Solutions, received an undisclosed amount of private equity investment.
Title21 Health Solutions delivers easy-to-use, flexible and integrated technology for healthcare...
Amber Salzman, CEO & coFounder of Epic Bio, received $55M in Series A funding with $55M in total capital.
Epic Bio is building the world’s leading therapeutic platform based on the exciting new technology...

Women on the Move
Kelly Gillease moved from StudyBlue to NerdWallet as CMO this month.
Michelle Kley joined the team at Volta as Chief Legal Officer this month.
Emmy Luong joined the team at as Head of People and Talent this month.
Alessandra Andrenacci joined the team at Issuu as VP Growth Partnerships this month.
Tia Gordon moved from Getaround to Issuu as VP People this month.
Deborah Telman joined the team at Gilead Sciences as EVP Corporate Affairs and General Counsel this month.
Meaghan Nelson joined the team at SingleStore as General Counsel in June, 2022.
Nadine Greiner moved from 4DMT to Lucira Health as Chief Human Resources Officer in June, 2022.
Allison Fung joined the team at Allbirds as People Operations Manager in May, 2022.
Monica Mudge joined the team at Rad AI as HR Manager in May, 2022.
Ann Minooka moved from Synaptics to Ampere Computing as CMO in May, 2022.
Olga Kibler joined the team at Five9 as Chief People Officer in May, 2022.

Women Joining Boards of Directors
Susan Repo, COO of MariaDB has joined the board at Matterport this month.
Wendy Dixon, CMO of Bristol-Myers Squibb has joined the board at Iovance Biotherapeutics in June, 2022.

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