Pemo Theodore is a Media Publisher and a great people connector. She was Founder Silicon Valley TV which served the San Francisco Bay Area for 10 years! She has produced Silicon Valley Events for Investors & Startups for 10 years. Pemo loves to video interview venture capitalists & founders to engage the human behind the success stories. She has been Executive Producer of FinTech Silicon Valley for 6 years, organizing twice monthly FinTech talks & panels in San Francisco & Palo Alto. She believes in learning through a great discussion with experts in the domains. Pemo has a talent to bring the right people together and is an incredible networker. Pemo’s events have been seen as supporting Venture Capitalists & Angels in sourcing great deal flow from startups who attend her events. Many founders have received funding through meeting investors at her events. Her favored medium is audio & visual media and she has built up a great body of work of podcasts & videos of panels & interviews in Silicon Valley startup ecosystem.

Pemo was interested in media from a very young age!

In 2010 Pemo published an ebook (the findings of 1 year research with VCs, angels & women founders) “Why are Women Funded Less than Men? a crowdsourced conversation” available for free download on Scribd. She has been Executive Producer of FinTech Silicon Valley for 6 years, organizing twice monthly FinTech talks & panels in San Francisco & Palo Alto. She believes in learning through a great discussion with experts in the domains.

Pemo has a talent to bring the right people together and is an incredible networker.  Pemo’s events have been seen as supporting Venture Capitalists & Angels in sourcing great deal flow from startups who attend her events. Many founders have received funding through meeting investors at her events. Her favored medium is audio & visual media and she has built up a great body of work of podcasts & videos of panels & interviews in Silicon Valley startup ecosystem.

Pemo is based in Silicon Valley & has been involved in online business for 16 years.  She has been in small business for 47 years in Ireland, London, Canada & Australia.  She was TheNextWomen‘s most prolific contributor of 2011. Silicon Valley TV has been noted as a platform for supporting high growth women led companies in Huffington Post 

Press

Business Insider article via Fred Destin, Atlas Ventures Dec 9, 2010 ‘Restoring The Shortfall In Venture Funding For Women’

Forbes article via Geri Stengel “How Can We Increase Venture Capital Investments in Women-led Businesses?”

Mark Suster, Partner GRP Ventures mentioned Pemo’s video project on his blog Both Sides of the Table “Why Aren’t there More Women Entrepreneurs?” & reposted on FastCompany

Forbes post about Pemo & her 2010 project on the shortfall in funding for women via J. Maureen Henderson “Crowdsourcing A Conversation On The Start-up Funding Gap

BlogHer interview 2011 with Pemo on her project ‘Why are Women Funded Less than Men?’ 

Check out Forbes article “Do Women Have a Unique Genome for Startup Success?” after Pemo collaborated with Startup Genome

In June 2012 Pemo collaborated with Piktochart to create the first Infographic on Investing in Women: see below

 Piktochart is an infographic editor that helps non-designers make information beautiful. Piktochart was launched in end of March 2012 and now has over 26,000 free users and 1,200 paid users.  I really want to give a huge thanks to Ching & her team, particularly Tiffany for design for putting this together!  Check out their site!  Also a huge shoutout to Mark Suster, GRP for encouraging me to persist!  

Sources for data include: Gatekeepers of Venture Growth: The Role & Participation of Women in the Venture Capital IndustryIlluminate Ventures,  Venture Human Capital Report CBInsights Jan-Jun2010Woman Report Economic Clout American Express, UNH Center for Venture Research, Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity (KIEA), Gem Report 2010, Silicon Valley Board Index 2011Dow Jones VentureSourceNational Venture Capital Association estimates, Scott Duke Harris’s July 2010 article Mercury News, World Economic Forum Global 2009 Gender Gap Index, 2007 survey by British Researcher Library House, Women in Leadership in Information Society, Kauffman Foundation surveyUS Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, Center for Venture Research New Hampshire.

This Infographic was reposted @ Carolyn Van’s Tumblr Blog ; Christine Goodwin’s PandaWhale; Women2.0 blog; TheNextWomen; GirlsinTech; The Story ExchangeProject Eve

Check out Berlin Geekette’s interview with Pemo: An Interview with Women in Tech Expert Pemo Theodore

Some sweet acknowledgment from WIM & Berlin Geekettes: Thanks so much

Listen to Pemo’s interview with James Walsh on The Celebefex Show on jcaradio.com Nov 14, 2017: Celebefex Show #196 with guest Pemo Theodore talking about Silicon Valley startups, venture capital and music (3 of her greatest loves apart from her 3 kids in Oz!)

Startup Events

Pemo has moderated & organized investor panels, conferences & networking events including

Past Glories

Pemo video interviewed venture capitalists, angel investors & women founders on the shortfall in funding for women.  You can download the free ebook ‘Why are Women Funded Less than Men: a crowdsourced conversation‘ a summary of which was syndicated by Women2.0 and TheNextWomen. Pemo mentored for BlogHer Bet Conference 2011 inviting women seeking business, entrepreneurship, tech mentoring.

Here are some old Irish TV shows where Pemo was featured as a life changing coach