Office Hours: I'm the Chief Strategy Officer at Republic and General Partner at WOCstar Fund. I'm Pialy Aditya.Featured
Hi everyone! I am Pialy Aditya, Chief Strategy Officer at Republic, an investment platform for pre-seed to pre-IPO companies spun out of AngelList. Republic democratizes private investing by providing both accredited and non-accredited investors with access to highly-vetted startups.I’m an active angel investor and mentor to startups as well as a General Partner at WOCstar Fund, a venture fund focused on underrepresented founders. Much of the way I think about investing today has been framed by the strategic venture capital lens I started my career coupled with the operational lens I’ve cultivated over the years from launching the fashion-tech platform, Mintbox, to tackling senior executive roles at large publicly-traded companies including Donna Karan/LVMH and at ShopYourWay.I have a bachelor's degree from NYU Stern and an MBA from Harvard Business School.Ask me anything about fundraising, equity crowdfunding, angel investing, supporting diverse founders, retail/fashion sectors, career growth, WFH with a baby, or anything else!