The Pulse Celebrates The Following Women December 1 - 9

WITI News Staff

December 10, 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, December 1 - 9

Investments in Women-Led Companies

Women-led companies (6) received $74M (8.2%) of the $904MB in total investments for the week.
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Lisa Hu, CEO and CoFounder of Roo, closed a $11M Series A with $16.6M in total capital.
Roo is a first-of-its-kind online veterinary relief service platform that gives veterinarians, vet techs and hospitals complete control over where and how they work.

Andreea Francis,, CEO and Co-Founder of SilkChart, closed a $5.2M Seed with $5.7M in total capital.
SilkChart helps growth teams improve campaigns based on what users are doing in product using a no code analytics tool that combines marketing and product usage data to identify which channels, audiences, and content maximize revenue growth.

Sarika Garg,, CEO & Co-Founder of Cacheflow, closed a $10M Series Unknown with $16M in total capital.
Cacheflow helps SaaS companies radically simplify the buying experience while offering flexible payment options.

Emily Gittins,, CEO & Co-Founder of Archive Resale, closed a $15M Series A with $24.8M in total capital.
Archive ( is a resale technology company that builds highly differentiated resale software for brands.

Kaitlyn Albertoli,, CEO & Co-Founder of Buzz Solutions, closed a $3.3M Series Unknown with $4.5M in total capital.
Buzz Solutions provides a software platform powered by Artificial Intelligence, Actionable Insights, and Predictive Analytics for faults and anomaly detection for the power line inspection process for power utilities.

Meena Sankaran,, CEO & Co-Founder of KETOS, closed an undisclosed amount Series Unknown with $38.2M in total capital.
KETOS delivers proactive actionable water metrics for customers through an end-to-end solution offering innovative hardware, secure IoT connectivity for data collection and a robust software platform with analytics that generates predictive insights through real-time monitoring.

Women on the Move
Lidiane Jones joined the team at Slack as CEO this month.
Adrienne Han joined the team at Black Sheep Foods as Head of Marketing in November, 2022.
Simone Doshi Santos joined the team at Earnin as Associate General Counsel this month.
Barbara Holzapfel moved from Taulia to Genesys as CMO this month.
Kate Ridley joined the team at Allbirds as Chief Brand and Product Officer this month.
Angela Crossman joined the team at Brex as Chief People Officer this month.
Emily Cox joined the team at Apogee Therapeutics as Head of People in November, 2022.
Puja Jaspal has joined the team at Fastly as Chief People Officer this month.
Deena Shakir has joined the team at Lux Capital as General Partner this month.
Katie McCullough has joined the team at Panzura as Chief Information Security Officer in November, 2022.
Christine Alemany has joined the team at i2c as CMO this month.
Siang Chin moved from Intuitive Surgical to Mammoth Biosciences as General Counsel this month.
Sue Ryan has joined the team at Frore Systems as VP Marketing in November, 2022.

Women Joining Boards of Directors
Amy Burroughs CEO of Cleave Therapeutics has joined the board at Tenaya Therapeutics this month.
Patricia Millican CFO of Metacrine has joined the board at ReCode Therapeutics November, 2022.
Rhonda Longmore-Grund CEO/President of Alliance Healthcare Services has joined the board at Calix this month.

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