Founded:
January 1, 1999
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Description:
Not a woman's network. A curated highly-engaged global community of experts – men & women – committed to investing in women-led companies.
Founders:
Cate Muther
Categories:
Angels, Venture Capital, Nonprofits, Women, Entrepreneur, Finance
Website:
http://www.astia.org

Detailed Description

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For 14+ years, 5,000+ members providing select, high-growth companies with access to capital, expertise, and executive leadership development.

Astia’s mission is to propel women’s full participation as entrepreneurs and leaders in high-growth businesses, fueling innovation and driving economic growth.

Astia Provides

* Access to Networks: Capital & Expertise

* Access to Opportunity: Validation of Aspiration & Paths to Success

Our Track Record

Guided by a proven philosophy that gender diversity is an essential element of innovation, Astia is a pioneer in the space, uniquely sourcing innovation for investors and achieving an unparalleled success rate with >60% of companies achieving funding or an exit within one year of presenting at Astia

Astia Entrepreneur Criteria

Inclusive: Inclusive teams out-perform homogenous teams. We seek to source and invest in exceptional companies that have both women and men leading the enterprise. At a minimum, one woman must be present in a position of influence and equity.

Visionary: Astia seeks visionary entrepreneurs from around the world with game-changing innovations who are ready to become market-leading businesses.

Any stage of growth: We are stage agnostic. Reflecting the community’s expertise, Astia considers companies within the sectors of high tech, life science, clean tech, consumer tech, and health and wellness.

Current Team (5)

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Past Team (10)

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Board Members and Advisors (14)

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Offices/Locations (3)

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  • Astia in Europe

    London,

    GBR

  • Astia in New York

    New York, NY

    USA

  • Astia Global Headquarters

    San Francisco, CA

    USA

Competitors (1)

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