astia-event-img20Calling all Supernovas: We’re searching for the brightest stars in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Do you have what it takes to shine?

Astia is committed to finding and connecting the most promising high-potential companies to sources of capital.

Startups who meet Astia’s entrepreneur criteria may apply to Astia’s screening process to benefit from direct access to our global, connected community of 5,000 entrepreneurs, investors, and industry leaders. Entrepreneurs who pass through Astia’s Expert Sift are invited to present at a global Astia Venture Lunch. Applying companies are also able to be considered for direct investment by the Astia Angels. Here’s what we look for:


Astia seeks visionary entrepreneurs from around the world with game-changing startups who are ready to become market-leading businesses.

High Growth at Any Stage

Astia considers companies at any growth stage beyond concept-only, within the sectors of high tech, life sciences, clean tech, consumer tech, and high growth consumer products and services.


Woman Leader

Inclusive teams out-perform homogenous teams. We seek to source and invest in exceptional companies that have both women and men leading the enterprise. At a minimum, startups must have at least one woman in a position of influence and equity.

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