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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, August 26 - August 31
Investments in Women-Led Companies
Women-led companies (6) received $17M(4%)
of the $385M
in total investments for this period. Click on the person or company name to see details, including their LinkedIn profiles, pages and website.
, CEO & Co-founder of Talofa Games
closed a $6.3M Seed for the company's first outside investment.
Talofa Games is a developer of a real world augmented reality social running game, Run Legends, a mobile co-op fitness RPG game where you move to play.
Kristen Garcia Dumont
, CEO & Co-founder of Alias Technologies
closed a $3M Seed for the company's first outside investment.
Alias is an applied AI company creating the first hybrid human + AI social network, a social media application leveraging cutting edge generative media and multi-modal AI systems.
,CEO & Co-founder of DeForm
closed a $4.6M Seed with $4.6M for the company's first outside investment.
Deform is the easiest way to build web3 forms - create allowlists, signups, and NFT rewards with no coding required!
, CEO & Co-founder of Refiberd
closed a $3.4M Seed with $6M in total capital.
Refiberd is building an integrated textile recycling system that uses 1) our AI and robotics-based system to sort discarded textiles, which then enter 2) our patent-pending textile recycling process to recycle the sorted textiles resulting in 100% repurposed thread.
Women on the Move
joined the team at Adasina Social Capital
as Managing Director in August, 2023.
joined the team at VistaGen Therapeutics
as CFO this month.
moved from Forge Global
as SVP Human Resources this month.
joined the team at Origin
as Interim CFO this month.
joined the team at Ceribell
as General Counsel this month.
moved from Egnyte
to Contrast Security
as Chief Customer Officer this month.
joined the team at Marqeta
as Chief Information Security Officer this month.
joined the team at Sapphire Ventures
as Partner this month.
moved from Airtable
as Chief People Officer this month.
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