April 24 - 27, 2022
The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

Victoria Pettibone
Managing Director at Astia

Profile

Victoria is an active investor and advisor in the innovation economy and Managing Director of Astia, a global organization that levels the investment playing field for entrepreneurial teams with women leaders. As Managing Director, Victoria is one of four members of the Investment Team for Astia Fund, a $100M venture fund investing in early stage women-led companies. Prior to the fun, since 2013, Victoria managed Astia’s direct investment activity through an international LP base made up of family offices and high net worth women and men investing in women-led companies. Under Victoria’s curation, management and investment execution, the group went from two investments to over one hundred, with more than $25M invested by Astia investors alongside over $450M in syndicate and 10 exits to date. Victoria’s personal portfolio of investments includes over 20 female led companies. 

Victoria brings an entrepreneurial background to her work at Astia, as the former founder of a social enterprise in the media space. For her work focused on empowering women and girls in media, Victoria was recognized as an “Action Figure” in Women’s Health Magazine (2007), received The Avon Hello Tomorrow Fund Award (2007), the Harlequin More than Words Award (2010) and was named one of "25 Visionaries Changing the World" in UTNE Reader magazine (2010). More recently, Victoria was featured in the book “The Intelligent Investor: Silicon Valley, Practical wisdom for investors and entrepreneurs from 50 leading Silicon Valley angels and venture capitalists” by Alison Davis and Matthew C. Le Merle. 

 

Victoria holds a Masters in Public Administration from Columbia University, and a BA from Stanford University where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa with honors. Victoria is a member of Mastercard’s Women’s Business Advisory Council. She is an arts advocate, an avid skier and scuba diver, a former amateur pilot, and mother of two. 

Agenda Sessions

  • Best practice in operational due diligence

    9:45am