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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 3
Investments in Women-Led Companies
$61.2M (7%) of the $848M in total funding for the week went to women.
, CEO & coFounder of Prellis Biologics
, closed a $17M Series C for $46.9M in total capital.
Prellis Biologics is dedicated to ending the global human organ shortage by building real medical solutions that leverage the power of human cells to re-create tissues and organs for transplantation.
, CEO & coFounder of iQuantum
, closed her first funding, a $3M Seed round.
iQuantum is a one-stop AI-powered eProcurement SaaS solution suite that unifies and simplifies multiple areas of the sourcing and purchasing process.
, CEO & coFounder of Sunscreen
, closed a $4.6M Seed round for $5.2M in total capital.
Sunscreen is developing the Privacy engine of the new web using fully homomorphic encryption (FHE) which allows computations to be performed on encrypted data without needing to decrypt it.
, CEO & coFounder of Fidocure
, closed an undisclosed amount Series B for $15M in total capital.
Fidocure (FKA One Health) is a social impact company. We are the first to bring precision medicine to dogs with cancer, beginning by offering them access to cutting edge human clinical trials at no cost.
, CEO & coFounder of Huue
, closed a $14.6M Series A for $17.2M in total capital.
Huue uses biotechnology to create the world’s most sustainable dyes, and has created the only dye technology that is sustainable and compatible with existing manufacturing as a one to one solution.
, CEO & coFounder of TomoCredit
, closed a $22M Series B for $39M in total capital.
TomoCredit issues the smartest consumer credit card that does not require a credit score for approval, helping young adults build and establish good credit through next gen financial technology.
Women on the Move
moved from NetApp
as Head of Business Development in June, 2022
moved from PayPal
as Chief Revenue Officer in May, 2022
moved from Myovant Sciences
as Chief People Officer in May, 2022
moved from Network General
as Chief Accounting Officer this month
joined the team at MariaDB
as CFO this month
joined the team at iQuantum
as VP Strategy & Marketing this month
joined the team at Skyflow
as Chief Revenue Officer this month
moved from Tophatter
as Head of People Operations in May, 2022
joined the team at Zesty.ai
as Head of People & Culture in May, 2022
moved from AppDynamics
as COO this month
Women Joining Boards of Directors
, Chief Customer Officer of Okta has joined the board at Asana
Christine A Russell
, CFO of PDF Solutions has joined the board at MariaDB
, Chief Human Resources Officer of Boston Medical Center Health System has joined the board at Eiger Biopharmaceuticals
, VP Finance of Airbnb has joined the board at DoorDash
, surgeon of Ophthalmology Partners has joined the board at Sight Sciences
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