The Pulse Celebrates The Following Women October 17 - 21

WITI News Staff

October 24, 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 17 - 21



Investments in Women-Led Companies

Women-led companies (5) received $22M (3%) of the $692M in total investments for the week.
Click on any person or company name to see details, including LinkedIn and website.

Maria Soloveychik, CEO & CoFounder of SyntheX, closed an undisclosed amount series unknown with $6.4M in total capital.
SyntheX uses synthetic biology to create the next generation of drug discovery platforms.

Joyce Reitman, CEO of Relatus, closed an undisclosed amount Series Seed with $4.4M in total capital.
Relatus is a new knowledge collaboration and networking intelligence platform that uses powerful AI to reveal the most relevant contacts in your networks - professional and social.

Jennifer Dulski,, CEO & CoFounder of Rising Team, closed an undisclosed amount Series Seed with $3M in total capital.
Rising Team empowers managers to better understand, develop, and connect their teams.

Shaily Garg,, CEO & CoFounder of GlobalFaire, closed a $20M Series A with $22M in total capital.
GlobalFair is a leading B2B firm simplifying the procurement of building materials like countertops, quartz countertops, cabinets, natural stones, tiles and vinyl flooring.

Tanya Menendez,, CEO & CoFounder of Snowball Wealth, closed a $1.6M Series Pre-Seed with $3.1M in total capital.
Snowball Wealth is a mobile app that moves people from debt to wealth via an online community, social challenges and AI-driven planning.

Women on the Move
Sharyl Givens moved from Proofpoint to Splunk as Chief People Officer this month.
Monica Lee joined the team at Vidavo Ventures as Ecosystems Partner this month..
Lisa Han joined the team at Lightspeed Venture Partners as Partner this month..
Anna Yaeger has joined the team at 5AM Ventures as Partner this month..
Kristen Ethridge has joined the team at PublishDrive as VP Communications this month..
Jessie Lockhart has joined the team at Velo3D as Chief People Officer this month..
Vanessa Lyall has joined the team at Ambi Robotics as Director of People Operations in September, 2022..
Stephanie Denton has joined the team at Northstar as HR Director in September, 2022..

Women Joining Boards of Directors
Laura Angelini GM Business Unit, Renal Care of Baxter Healthcare International has joined the board at Identiv this month.
Lynne Doherty President, Field Operations of Sumo Logic has joined the board at CloudBees this month.

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