Asha Jadeja is a mom, entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist based in Palo Alto, California. In her career as a venture capitalist, Asha has invested in over a 100 startups some of which have gone on to become public companies. She initiated the spread of the maker movement and maker hubs in Africa in 2010 and later in India, Pakistan, and Brazil. Makerfest, a three day event that brings local makers together for a week of collaboration and co-inventing happens in various cities around the world now.
Asha is also creating a network of Fablabs around the world to help spark off distributed manufacturing using just in time creation, tinkering and deliveries.
Through Rajeev Circle Fellowships Asha has created a dynamic corridor of entrepreneurship, collaboration and community between Silicon Valley and South Asia.
Help us Change the way the world tackles poverty
Changing the way the world tackles povertyTo change the way the world tackles poverty. Our dream is to spark off disruptive ideas, activities, and technologies through our entrepreneurs and have a massive impact on problems in the developing world. Mentor and empower young entrepreneurs from the developing countries
OUR FOCUS ON REGIONS
We support the maker movement, informal education, and women’s rights philanthropically through the Motwani Jadeja Family Foundation