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LeadersIn TechXLR8 - Industry Summits
12 - 13 June, 2019

Marla Shapiro
InvestHer at InvestHer


Marla is an experienced entrepreneur, mentor and supporter of female founded businesses.

Working for over 15 years in the media technology space, she specializes in building sustainable, revenue generating businesses from new technologies. Through her own advisory business, Front Yard Consulting, Marla has worked with both start-up businesses as well as large corporates seeking to innovate around technical change. Prior to working in media and technology, Marla worked as an investment banker in New York and London and has an MBA from the MIT-Sloan School in Boston.

Marla is a mentor to young entrepreneurs through the Imperial College Venture Mentor Service and also has judged funding competitions for the College’s various venture start-up contests. In addition, she is a new business angel and a member of the Green Angels (green tech) syndicate. And, Marla is committed to supporting women funders and founders as a co-founder of investHER.

Agenda Sessions

  • (LeadersIn TechXLR8 – Inclusive Investment) Panel Discussion: How can the investor community champion a more inclusive future?