March 16, 2021
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As we continue to celebrate and honor National Women’s History Month, I’d like to focus on another strength in San Diego - the number of incredible women investors and capital allocators who help keep our ecosystem thriving.

Key female investment fund managers in San Diego include: 

There’s also an incredibly strong female angel community, many of which are part of TCA’s Angel Ladies.

The San Diego tech ecosystem continues to flourish in equitable ways!

And, here are the FAST FIVE stories I am watching:

  • Founders First Capital raised an additional $9M to continue to fund underrepresented entrepreneurs, especially in the service industry.

  • San Diego has all the elements to continue to be the tech and life sciences hub and recent growth shows all the ingredients are working by Mike Krenn.


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Cassandra Curtis and Ari Raz have always been interested in both health food and entrepreneurship, which made them likely partners for Once Upon a Farm
Our team of local writers gives a fresh look inside the San Diego tech ecosystem past and present.
Tamara Zubatiy, CEO and Founder of Barometer (formally VeriCrypt) hopes to help organizations better measure biases on their content via artificial intelligence.
During the current shift in the world of work, many San Diego companies are still hiring. This live job board by SD Life Changing, StartupSD, and Connect shows open roles. Companies can add their roles if they are hiring, too.
Director, Payment Risk & Fraud Operations, Housecall Pro (San Diego)

Strategy & Operations Manager, Fintech, Housecall Pro (San Diego)

Account Manager, Housecall Pro (San Diego)
Director of Immersion Programs

Product Manager, Silicon

Growth Marketing Manager

Technology Innovation Program Manager
Director of International Expansion Manscaped

Content Marketer

Growth Strategy Analyst

Applied Scientist
Prometheus Biosciences, antibody therapies development, $190M

Neurelis, epilepsy candidates, $114M Series D with LYZZ Capital, Philos & Partners, Cormorant Asset Management

Ventyx Biosciences, treating autoimmune diseases, $114M with venBio Partners, Third Point, Orbimed, Logos Capital

BlossomHill Therapeutics, oncology and autoimmune, $71M Series A with Orbimed, Cormorant Asset Management, Hercules Bioventure Partners

Janux Therapeutics, immunotherapies for tumors, $56M Series A with Orbimed, Avalon Ventures, RA Capital

Seqster, digital health SaaS, $11M

Founders First Capital, underrepresented founder funding, $9M Series A with Rockefeller Foundation, Kauffman Foundation, Surdna Foundation

CourseKey, trade school management software, $9M Series A with SignalFire, Builders VC

AdigicaHealth, consumer healthcare products, $1M

RevVentures, performance marketing ecosystem, $1M with KEY Investment Partners and Phyto Partners
NetSapiens acquired by Crexendo for $50M
Section 32 invested in San Francisco-based Miroculus $45M Series B

Mostafa Ronaghi invested in January’s $21M alongside Melissa Mayer and Marc Beniof
Enjoy these events from the comfort and safety of your own home.
SD Women’s Week
Stories, panels, networking

Conversation with Latinx Entrepreneurs
Panel event by General Assembly

Airport Innovation Lab Application
1 year development program

SD Angel Conference
By the Brink SBDC
General Assembly’s
Design Week
Week-long tech conference

Women Leaders in Tech
Panel event by General Assembly

Beat the Blaze Hackathon
Virtual hackathon
Happy National Women's History Month!

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