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 which were acquired or became public companies (Google, Paypal, Cisco, and Citrix to name a few).
Asha empowers entrepreneurs through world-positive investing as well as supporting the maker movement, non-formal education, and women’s livelihood philanthropically through the Motwani Jadeja Foundation.
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.
Silicon Valley venture capitalist Asha Jadeja Motwani has launched an annual fellowship program, Rajeev Circle Fellowship, to enable entrepreneurs to visit and connect with mentors and seed investors in Silicon Valley. We believe that the Valley will be a significant force in unleashing the creative potential of entrepreneurs from places where innovation may not have a strong support system. Asha Jadeja Motwani is the wife of late Stanford Professor Rajeev Motwani, who was a globally acclaimed computer scientist.
WE CARE ABOUT
- Developing strong local roots
- Connecting globally
- Seeing unity in diversity
- Using technology to bring us together
- The power of imagination and dreaming
- Being our true selves
- Freedom from the mundane