WEBINAR – From Investor’s Perspective: Fireside chat with Juliana Garaizar
Join us for another WoW webinar, this time we will be speaking to VC and angel investor, and women in tech advocate Juliana Garaizar!
About this Event
This month, we are continuing with our events series ‘From Investor’s Perspective’ and we’re excited to be joined by Juliana Garaizar, VC and angel investor, who also happens to be very knowledgeable about another topic that is very close to our hearts – FemTech.
We’ll be discussing her journey as both VC and angel investor, investing in FemTech, consumer trends to watch, differences between US and European markets when it comes to investing in technology companies, how will the current healthcare crisis due to coronavirus affect businesses and fundraising process for early stage startups, best approach to finding investors and pitching to them and more.
We hope you can join us!
6:30 – Webinar starts
6.30 – 6.35 – Women of Wearables – 5 minute presentation
6.35 – 7.30 – Fireside chat + Q&A
7.30 – Webinar finishes
* All those who have purchased the ticket will receive a link for a video conference call two days before the event + link to recorded webinar afterwards!
ABOUT OUR SPEAKER:
Juliana Garaizar is a Board Member of the Houston Angel Capital Association and the President of the Business Angel Minority Association. A Kauffman Fellow, her fellowship project in bridging the gender gap in investing triggered her involvement with Portfolia where she is an LP for their Femtech Fund and a Lead Investor of the Rising Tide Fund, the Consumer Fund and the Rising America Fund focusing on minorities and LGBTQ.
Juliana is a Member of the Springboard Life Sciences Council focusing on women entrepreneurs and of the Mayor of Houston Women and Minorities Taskforce, an Advisory Board Member of Sanara Ventures in Israel, the Succes Europe Fund in France, the University of Houston Cougar Venture Fund and the Houston Diversity Fund. She was the Director of the Texas Medical Center Venture Fund, the Managing Director Houston Angel Network and of the Sophia Business Angels network in France. Juliana helped found the Galata Business Angels in Istanbul, WeAngels investing in Women Entrepreneurs in Chile and Crecer+ in Spain.
Previously Juliana managed Antipolis Innovation Campus, the Business Innovation Centre in the French Riviera, as well as several International Projects funded by the European Commission. Juliana got awarded the Women in STEM Role Model by the Greater Houston Women Chamber of Commerce in 2019. She started her career in Singapore: first as an International Trade Consultant for the Trade Commission of Spain in a broad range of industry sectors and then as a Project Manager for the Asia Technology Office of Citigroup, leading projects at international level in Europe, Latin America and Japan. She is a London Business School MBA graduate and lives in Houston, TX.