Astia is transforming the way businesses are funded in the here and now, providing capital, connections, and guidance that fuel the growth of highly innovative, women-led ventures around the globe. Read our white paper to learn more.

Inspired and driven by our clear vision of an ecosystem in which both women and men innovators are fully celebrated and underpinned, Astia is a powerful resource dedicated to the success of women high-growth entrepreneurs, their teams, and their ventures—and a champion for inclusive innovation worldwide.

As a system dedicated to full participation of women and men, Astia brings together the best and the brightest from entrepreneurial, investment and business backgrounds in a mutually beneficial network exchange that fuels innovation, propels ventures and drives economic growth.

Programs to Propel Innovation

Through a one-of-a-kind, proprietary process, Astia systematically sources opportunities in the high technology, life science, clean technology, consumer technology and health and wellness sectors, and offers those entrepreneurs premier avenues for funding, connections and guidance at every stage of the business lifecycle. These programs enable us to:

  • Provide access to capital
  • Ensure sustainable high-growth
  • Develop the executive leadership of the women on the founding team

A Model Unlike Any Other

Designed for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs who understand the value of extraordinary relationships and giving back, Astia connects entrepreneurs to investors, industry leaders, advisors, and service providers, encircling the entrepreneur with a comprehensive value-ad network.

Offering investors unmatched access to high-potential deal flow, and women entrepreneurs unmatched visibility in the capital provider community, Astia gives inclusive teams everything they need to realize the fullness of their potential and amplify growth.

Funding, growth and leadership for exceptional entrepreneurs.

Integral to Astia’s success is the engagement of our vast, curated global network. Comprised of over 5,000 highly engaged and world-renowned constituents from the global investment, business and entrepreneurial communities, this network shares the same commitment to our core belief—that women are integral to high performing entrepreneurial teams—and for 15 years, has helped us prove the efficacy of our mission on a global scale.

“Astia plays a critical role in contributing to the number of quality women-led venture investment opportunities for VCs. It represents a high potential, underinvested opportunity.”

- Priya Mathur, Board Member CalPERS