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March 18, 2021

E020: Sallie Jian: SAP.iO

SAP.iO is SAP’s startup venture arm with an enterprise-focused accelerator program whose goal is to secure SAP customers’ future in a world going through rapid digital transformation by being the bridge to the most relevant startup innovation. Since inception in …

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March 11, 2021

E019: Lenore Champagne Beirne: Bright Ventures

Lenore Champagne Beirne is an Investor, Executive Coach and Venture Strategist. At Bright Ventures, Lenore and her team are investing in and coaching startup leaders, and cultivating equity and access in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Lenore invested in early-stage companies at …

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Feb. 25, 2021

E018: Melanie Mak: BCIF

Founded in 2016 and launched in January 2017, the Black Cooperative Investment Fund (BCIF) is a a 501(c)3, community-based organization rooted in self-help economics that provides microloans to the Black community through pooled dollars and raises awareness about the importance …

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Feb. 18, 2021

E017: Mac Conwell: RareBreed VC

RareBreed VC is a Pre-seed to Seed Fund that is investing in exceptional founders outside of the large tech eco-systems (SF,NY,MA) earlier than everyone else. At Rarebreed we invest in companies building a software product with a unique or clearly …

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Feb. 11, 2021

E016: Natasha Bansgopaul: VegaX Holdings

VegaX is the “BlackRock” of the Digital Asset Industry. We provide investors globally with one-stop access to sophisticated and secure crypto asset management. The asset management industry is the largest in the world representing more than $80 trillion dollars in …

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Feb. 4, 2021

E015: Elianne Oei: Exponential Positive Impact Capital

EPIC and its team are the revenue-based financing platform for impact-driven companies and investors. Our mission is to accelerate positive impact and improve humanity by democratising access to investments. We leverage revenue-based financing as a financial instrument to match and …

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Jan. 28, 2021

E014: Irina Berkon: Goldenseeds

Irina Berkon, is a proven finance and accounting leader, a CPA with over 15 years of progressive hands-on experience in corporate finance. She brings a solid background in the fields of IPO, start-ups, M&A, financial audits, international accounting and tax …

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Jan. 21, 2021

E013: Eva Yazhari: Beyond Capital Fund

Beyond Capital is an impact investment fund that invests in seed-stage, for-profit social enterprises serving impoverished communities throughout India and East Africa. - In addition to investment capital, we provide probono (“Beyond Capital”) resources to social enterprises as a crucial …

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Jan. 14, 2021

E012: Tanya Rolfe & Gail Wong: Her Capital

Her Capital is a venture fund supporting female entrepreneurs across Southeast Asia. We are on a mission to tap into overlooked female founders in the region, addressing the 3% of global venture funding that currently goes to female-led companies, and …

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Jan. 7, 2021

E011: Abby Lyall: Big Idea Ventures

Abby Lyall is Vice President at Big Idea Ventures, focusing on Series A+ stage investments in sustainable food and agriculture. Prior to this role, Abby was Program Director for BIV’s seed stage alt-protein accelerator and the second employee at Quake …

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Dec. 31, 2020

E010: Tracy Gray: The 22 Fund

Tracy Gray is the Founder and Managing Partner of The 22 Fund & We Are Enough, as well as Executive-in-Residence at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI). She is also a Board Director of APPLIFE Digital Solutions (OTC:ADLS) and CSUDH …

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Dec. 17, 2020

E009: Leesa Soulodre: R3I Capital

As a Xennial, born with an analog childhood, and digital adulthood, Leesa Soulodre is a serial entrepreneur who has invested her lifetime on the frontiers of DeepTech pioneering, digital transformation, and innovation. She has served more than 400+ multinationals and …

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Dec. 10, 2020

E008: Carman Chan: Click Ventures

Carman Chan is in the cover story of Nikkei Asia Review as Top 5 Women-to-Watch in Asian Tech. Carman has 17 years of experience as a Serial Entrepreneur, Tech Columnist, 5 years as Venture Investor, and 3 years as International …

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Dec. 3, 2020

E007: Eve Muradyan: Funded One

Eve is an international marketing professional and entrepreneur, experienced Business Development, Strategic Partnerships and Investor Relations professional with expertise in Tech, Entertainment (Video Games) and Blockchain. She has M.A. degree in Marketing and Ph.D. in Economics, and is a regular …

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Nov. 19, 2020

E006: Delilah Panio: TSX and TSXV

Delilah Panio is Vice President of U.S. Capital Formation for Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) based in Southern California. In this role, Delilah advises U.S. companies on the opportunity to list and raise capital on Canada’s …

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Nov. 12, 2020

E005: Claire Chang: Ignite XL Ventures

igniteXL Ventures is Silicon Valley based global seed fund investing in and igniting exceptional founders at the intersection point of technology, beauty, and wellness.

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Nov. 5, 2020

E004: Liz Kukka, Ethereum Classic Labs

Liz splits her time between Ethereum Classic Labs, and parent company Digital Finance Group. On a daily basis she can be found: sourcing startups, working with portfolio companies, providing updates to crypto-exchange partners, collaborating with universities, giving talks, and helping …

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Oct. 29, 2020

E003: Vera Schroeder, Safar Partners

Vera Schroeder is an early stage tech investor at Safar Partners. As an associate at Safar, Vera evaluates and mentors entrepreneurs, conducts diligence, and supports portfolio companies. In addition to her work at Safar, Vera is an officer at MIT's …

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Oct. 22, 2020

E002: Dr. Silvia Mah, Ad Astra Ventures

Dr. Silvia Mah, is entrenched in the startup scene as Partner at Ad Astra Ventures, aiming to “get to even” for high achieving women, founding fund manager for the San Diego Angel Conference Fund I, Investment Committee partner in the …

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Oct. 15, 2020

Barbara Bickham, Women's Innovation Fund Accelerator

Barbara Bickham, Managing Partner, Women's Innovation Fund Accelerator Founder/CTO of Trailyn Ventures Discusses her journey and her why as a Venture Capitalist. Answers the 3 podcast questions: What inspired you to become a VC? What is your investment thesis? What …

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Sept. 12, 2020

Female VC Lab - Trailer

This is a quick introduction on what the Female VC Lab Podcast covers. For more information, go to our website: or follow us on Twitter @TrailynVen.

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