Dr. Silvia Mah is General Partner at Stella Impact Capital, a seed-stage venture fund, investing in diverse women founders building scalable startups at the intersection of deep tech & impact. Focused on “Impact with Integrity”, Dr. Mah is the founder & Chairwoman of Stella Foundation, founder of the startup accelerator Stella Labs, and Founding Investor Member of Stella Angels, all contributing to a national conSTELLAtion of organizations and leaders walking alongside womxn-led businesses from startup to sale and the funders who champion them. Dr. Silvia Mah is also a redemptive entrepreneur and investor serving as the Director of Innovation at Biola University. Since 2010, Dr. Mah has invested in over 140+ seed-stage startups that are female-led or have BIPOC founders, from medical devices to life sciences to SAAS platforms to CPG companies and from San Diego, Portland, and Brooklyn. Dr. Mah is honored to have also invested in 12 emerging fund managers and has been blessed by 6 exits and 1 IPO. Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Dr. Mah believes in integrating family and work to create a lifestyle that serves both with a strong cup of integrity.