Young Businesswomen
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VENTURE CAPITAL FIRM BY TAARINI KAUR DANG, A HIGH SCHOOL GIRL IN SILICON VALLEY

BRAVE14 CAPITAL

2% of Venture Capital funding goes towards women founders. Brave14 Capital strives to change this trajectory by investing in startups led by women and underrepresented minorities.  Contact us to learn more about our investment thesis.

 
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ABOUT THE FOUNDER

Taarini Kaur Dang is a high schooler, TEDx Speaker, Forbes Writer, and women empowerment champion. She is the youngest Venture Capitalist in the world. She is the Founder and Managing Partner of an impact Venture Capital firm called Brave14 Capital for which she has raised $870k in funding from top Venture Capitalists and Institutional Investors in the US: Ray Lane (Founding Managing Partner of GreatPoint Ventures, HPE Board Member, ex-Oracle President/COO), Reshma Saujani (Girls Who Code CEO and Founder), Ashok Krishnamurthi (Managing Partner of GreatPoint Ventures), Ashok Krishnamurthi (Managing Partner of GreatPoint Ventures,  a serial entrepreneur having sold two companies to Oracle and Roche Diagnostics, Former EVP Juniper Networks), Michael Pucker (Founder and CEO of DNS Capital which is part of Pritzker family), Nick Goldstein (Managing Director at Liberty Lane Partners), Nihal Mehta (Eniac Ventures' Founding General Partner), et al.

Taarini is the co-Founder of a female empowerment Instagram account called @ClassyWomenn which has ramped to over 1.1 million followers in 4 years across 10 South Asian countries. She has helped over 500 women on a one-on-one basis so far for domestic violence, girl education, etc. 

At the age of 13, she wrote a book (The Young Aspiring Entrepreneur) which has a foreword from Intel Capital President Wendell Brooks and quotes from Stanford Professor Chuck Eesley, Intel’s Chief Diversity Officer Barbara Whye, Oracle ex-President Ray Lane, and author Linda Swindling. She has been an invited speaker at top conferences, like Google Launchpad Female Founders Summit, Collision Conference, TiECon, Women’s March, ATEA, AI ShowBiz Summit, etc. She has been the only speaker under the age of 18 at these conferences.

BBC featured her as one of the teenagers making an impact. She has also been featured in media by Nasdaq, Bloomberg TV, Mercury News, Chicago News, etc. In 2019, she was ranked among the Top 100 Women in Finance in India. She is also the youngest person to win the Young American-Indian Award which she received from the Indian Ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna for her work in Entrepreneurship in 2018.

 

LOOKING FOR BRAVE FOUNDERS WHO WANT TO CHANGE THE WORLD

I am looking for brave founders who think social impact first and profits later.

Let's begin the brave journey!

 

CONTACT

Do you have a startup you think we need to know about? Please get in touch with us today.

47549 Avalon Heights Terrace, Fremont, CA, USA

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