The Pulse Celebrates The Following Women October 10 - 14

WITI News Staff

October 16, 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, October 10 " 14



Investments in Women-Led Companies

Women-led companies (4) received $71M (10%) of the $711M in total investments for the week.
Click on any person or company name to see details, including LinkedIn and website.

Christina Cacioppo, CEO & CoFounder of Vanta, closed a $40M Series B with $203M in total capital.
Vanta helps companies scale security practices and automate compliance for the industry’s most sought after standards - SOC 2, ISO 27001, HIPAA, PCI DSS, GDPR, and CCPA.

Ella Zhang, CEO & Cofounder of Trendsi, closed a $25M Series A with $30M in total capital.
Trendsi is a online fashion B2B marketplace providing wholesale inventory that predicts sales down to the SKU level, so that sellers can reduce excess inventory and out-of-stock issues.

Melissa Ravi, ,, CEO & CoFounder of Wildr, closed a $2.5M Series Pre-Seed with $4M in total capital.
Wildr is the world's first toxicity-free social network, a platform with AI-powered troll detection and comment moderation, with a zero trolling policy that works.

Erin Levine,, CEO & CoFounder of Hello Divorce, closed a $3.2M Series Seed with $5M in total capital.
Hello Divorce is an online platform offering services for divorce proceedings, fixing the broken and expensive divorce process with software and affordable legal and financial services.

Women on the Move
Josette Leslie joined the team at Affinity as CFO this month..
Tracey Mead joined the team at Contrast Security as VP Strategic Alliances, System Integrators this month..
Kristel Corson has joined the team at Traditional Medicinals as CMO in August, 2022..
Meyer moved from Human to Everlaw as Chief People Officer this month.

Women Joining Boards of Directors
Susan Bostrom CMO of Cisco Systems has joined the board at SingleStore this month.

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