Soraya Darabi

Why some VCs prefer to work with first-time founders

Repeat founders who have a proven track record, good references, and in the best cases, an exit to point to will have an easy time making inroads with venture capitalists. Earlier this week, for examp

TMV’s Soraya Darabi explains how to land your first ‘yes’ from an investor right now

Venture capitalist Soraya Darabi of TMV will join us today to discuss strategies early-stage startup founders can deploy to get their first “yes” from an investor — and which founder mis

Learn how to score your first check with TMV’s Soraya Darabi on November 10

When it comes to financing a startup, the most important — and hardest — check to land is the very first one. The growth of accelerators, rolling funds, community funds, hungry angels and

(Founder Stories) Foodspotting's Soraya Darabi On Women In Tech

<img src="" /> Let's face it, the tech industry is dominated by male geeks and alpha dog VCs. It's not easy being a female founder in

(Founder Stories) Foodspotting's Soraya Darabi: "Most Social Networks Were Inspired By East Asian Tech Trends"

<img src="" /> People love to take pictures of their food, especially with their mobile phones. And like all things mobile, apparentl