The Pulse Celebrates The Following Women September 12 - 16
September 18, 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, September 12 - 16
Investments in Women-Led Companies
Women-led companies received $1.1B (55%)
of the $2B in total investments for the week.
Click on any person or company name to see details, including LinkedIn and website.
Shani Bocian Steinberg
, CEO & cofounder of Allermi
, closed a $1.2M Pre-Seed with $2.5M in total capital.
Allermi provides direct-to-consumer delivery of customized prescription allergy medications, designed and formulated by world-class allergists.
, CEO of Terawatt Infrastructure
, closed a $1000M Series A with $1.1B in total capital.
TeraWatt Infrastructure designs, operates and owns electric vehicle charging centers for fleet operations combining property assets with energy and charging expertise.
, CEO & Founder of Kojo Technologies
, closed a $39M Series C with $83.6M in total capital.
Kojo enables trade and self-perform general contractors to take control of their margins by consolidating the procurement process onto one, all-inclusive digital platform.
, CEO of Alcatraz AI
, closed a $25M Series A with $44.9M in total capital.
Alcatraz makes authentication secure and frictionless with our platform that is scalable, fast, easy to integrate and works with existing access control systems.
, CEO of Codi
, closed a $16M Series A with $25.9M in total capital.
Codi is killing the traditional long-term lease and reinventing commercial real estate with Codi spaces, private, turnkey offices that enable companies to thrive with the most flexible terms on the market.
Women-led companies making acquisitions
, led by Bernadette Nixon
, acquired Search.io for an undisclosed amount.
Algolia Disrupts Market with Australia-based Search.io Acquisition, providing the world's first and only API-First hybrid search engine, with both keyword and semantic search in a platform that is blazing fast, massively scalable, and, importantly, cost effective.
, led by Kim Abrams
, acquired Zilper Trenchless for an undisclosed amount.
Petra Acquires Norfolk, Virginia-based Trenchless Tunneling Company Zilper whose unique boring solution for soft ground and cobbles expands Petra’s market into hurricane prone coasts and other nightmare geologies, protecting communities from the effects of climate change.
Women on the Move
joined the team at Forage Payments
as Chief Business Officer this month.
moved from Color
as CMO this month.
joined the team at Open Systems
as CMO this month.
has joined the team at Twitch
as CMO this month.
Paige R Leidig
moved from Netbase Quid
as CMO in August, 2022.
moved from 8x8
as Chief People Officer in August, 2022.
Andrea Ambrose Lobato
joined the team at TruckSmarter
as General Counsel in July, 2022.
moved from RenovITe Technologies
as VP Marketing in June, 2022.
Women Joining Boards of Directors
, President/CEO of FirstRain has joined the board at Nutcracker Therapeutics
of CWT has joined the board at Sonder this month.
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