Female Founder x Investor Happy Hour

Founder x Investor Happy Hour

Sponsored by Symbl.ai

Meet and mingle with founders, investors, advisors, and startups. Founders and featured VCs from all of the 2021 events will be invited.

Did you hear? Symbl.ai just raised a Series A led by Great Point Ventures to scale its Conversation Intelligence Platform for Developers

Join us for Founder and Investor Happy Hour

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | Virtual
4:00pm – 5:30pm Pacific Time

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Did you know?

Executive teams with women outperform all-male teams by 21%, McKinsey and Company (2018).

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Featured Hosts

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Surbhi Rathore Symbl.ai

Surbhi Rathore

CEO & Co-Founder, Symbl.ai

Surbhi Rathore is the CEO and co-founder of Symbl.ai. Symbl is bringing to life her vision for a programmable platform that empowers developers and businesses to monitor, act, and comply with voice, video conversations at scale in their products and workflows without building their in- house data science expertise. Surbhi has been honored with the Women in Voice Award for Founder of the Year, Amazon’s Top 10 Women to Watch in 2020, and the Will Reed Top 50 Companies in 2021.

Follow her and her company’s recent work on LinkedIn and Twitter.


Dr. Joan Palmiter Bajorek, CEO and Founder, Women in Voice

Event Host

Dr. Joan Palmiter Bajorek

Founder & CEO, Women in Voice

Dr. Joan Palmiter Bajorek is the CEO and Founder of Women in Voice (WiV), the global nonprofit supporting women in voice AI. Ranked the #4 Voice AI Influencer, Bajorek is a leader in the voice tech field internationally. Formerly working at Nuance, Bajorek is currently a Technical Advisor for enterprise and several startups.

Join us December 14

Come meet and mingle to talk about startups, cutting-edge voice & conversational AI products, and companies.

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Featured Founders

Women in Voice Founders featured live in 2021

Catherine Humblet _indoor collective
Akshita Iyer, Founder, OME
Gowri Mahesh, Co-Founder, Learning Matters
Ilarna Nche
Adassa Innovations
Maria Berruezo, Cofounder, LactApp
Maria Berruezo, Cofounder, LactApp
Gowri Mahesh, Co-Founder, Learning Matters
Ivy Mahsciao
Chelsie Hall_Viral Moment
Megan Gray, Founder, moment.ai
Gowri Mahesh, Co-Founder, Learning Matters
Colette Ellis
Tap with Libbie
Kristen Alexander_Ox
Donnamaree Ryder, Tania.ai
Gowri Mahesh, Co-Founder, Learning Matters
Alison Greenberg
Ruth Health
Gowri Mahesh, Co-Founder, Learning Matters
Gowri Mahesh, Co-Founder, Learning Matters
Gowri Mahesh, Co-Founder, Learning Matters
Shona D'Arcy
Kids Speech Labs

Featured VCs

VC Panelists featured live in 2021

Elizabeth Scallon Alexa Startups
Alexa Startups
Minda Brusse
FirstRow Partners
Kristina Milyuchikhina Alexa Startups
Alexa Startups
Cinta Putra
Kate Brodock
Women2.0 The W Fund
Priyanka Mitra
M12 Microsoft's Venture Fund
Surbhi Rathore
Emily Lonetto
Growth Toronto and Voiceflow

Join us December 14

Come meet and mingle to talk about startups, cutting-edge voice & conversational AI products, and companies.

RSVP to join us LIVE →

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We’re delighted to host elevator pitch events for Women in Voice Founders to connect with investors and the public at large.

Three events in this 4-part series have WiV Founders pitch, a short Q&A, and then a larger discussion and feedback round.

Know a founder who should pitch? Know a VC who invests in voice?

Get in touch: Email admin at women in voice dot org!

Keywords: investor, founder, funding, startup, VC, angel, money, pitch, deck, scaling, money, team, build, venture capital, equity

More about this event

Who is invited? You! These events are open to the public and educational. Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors might be in attendance, but we there is no expectation of investment at these events.

Emcee: Dr. Joan Palmiter Bajorek 

Our goal: facilitate relationships, community, and mentorship between investors and underestimated founders!

Event Flow: VCs, Angel Investors, and Founders will gather to hear a few pre-selected pitches. After each pitch, you’ll have the chance to ask the Founder questions, and offer feedback verbally. We will also have a feedback form for you to submit digitally.

Benefits of attending:

  • Support diverse founders
  • Build relationships across industries
  • Stay on the cutting edge of voice and voice-adjacent technology startups
  • Learn more about Women in Voice community members

This content is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be relied upon as legal, business, investment, or tax advice.


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Special thanks to Symbl.ai for sponsoring this event

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