Featured Guest Bio:
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 global social impact fund, Next Wave Impact, Founder & CEO of She Invests!, a platform for female founders to learn about investing & most recently, the new Director of the Center for Peace & Commerce at the University of San Diego. Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Dr. Mah believes in integrating family and work to create a lifestyle that serves both with a strong cup of integrity.
Ad Astra Ventures equips and invests in female founders to build, run, and scale investable startups. Ad Astra Ventures is dedicated to growing and building female leaders through thoughtful experiences and investment opportunities. Ad Astra Ventures invests in female founders who are redefining the future of business and equips diverse investors who want to maximize portfolio returns through challenging traditional startup economics. Ad Astra Ventures is building a global community of founders, investors, executives, and philanthropists passionate about equality and putting more women in leadership positions. Founded in 2018 by investors Vidya Dinamani, Allison Long Pettine, and Dr. Silvia Mah, Ad Astra Ventures is reaching for the stars, grounded in equality, integrity and discovery. For more information, please visit adastra.ventures.
Fund Site: https://adastra.ventures
Podcast Site: https://trailyn.com/podcast