Enterprise capitalist Soraya Darabi of TMV will be part of us as we speak to debate methods early-stage startup founders can deploy to get their first “sure” from an investor — and which founder errors usually lead her to say “no.”
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Darabi co-founded TMV (previously Path Combine Ventures) in 2016 and has constructed a portfolio that’s majority women- and minority-owned, together with worker wellness platform Bravely, holistic healthcare firm Parsley Well being and waste discount upstart Ridwell. TMV is commonly the primary institutional examine an organization may elevate.
Earlier than TMV, Darabi managed digital partnerships and social media advertising at The New York Instances. She additionally co-founded two firms: Zady, which helps with sustainable vogue manufacturing, and Foodspotting, a visible information that helps diners discover dishes close to them (since acquired by OpenTable).
We’ll stroll via her theses, which incorporates future work and edtech, earlier than delving into what she’s in search of from founders by way of metrics and product.
The expansion of accelerators, rolling funds, group funds, hungry angels and institutional buyers has given entrepreneurs extra choices than ever earlier than, however for girls and folks of shade, entry to funding continues to be a battle.
So, be taught from her, convey your notebooks, a snack and your questions. As our dialog is only open to Extra Crunch members, please join early so you possibly can be part of us.
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