Tanya Rolfe talks about HerCapital and their mission to tap into overlooked female founders & capture the potential for superior returns. Tanya shared their process, what they look for in a startup, and how they plan to empower female founders.
Tanya founded the Ladies Investment Club in Singapore in 2017.
Eager to enter the world of venture, she established a team of 40 female investors providing hard to access funding to female founders. Tanya has a track of building investor teams to provide the right combination of skills required to support founders. Tanya has invested in 6 startups during the 2.5 years she managed the Ladies Investment Club and sits on multiple advisory boards. She has experience of working within portfolio companies and pivoting businesses.
Prior to founding the Ladies Investment Club, Tanya had a 15-year legal career at some of the world’s largest law firms. Tanya spent 7 years in Real Estate legal teams before moving into M&A legal management at both Simmons & Simmons and Norton Rose Fulbright in London. Tanya’s strengths lie in identifying exceptional talent, building strong business relationships with startup founders, without compromising her judgement and applying logic to solving problems.