Telosity Ventures: Funding Digital Wellness and Mental Health
Founder & CEO, Vinaj Ventures & Telosity Venture
Anish Srivastava is the founder and CEO of Vinaj Ventures, an innovation and investment services firm based in the San Francisco Bay area. Vinaj Ventures’ consulting arm helps clients build new digital products with excellent user experiences. Its investment services function specializes in market analysis, sourcing, evaluating and investing in startups.Anish is passionate about investing in concrete, commercially viable solutions that can have a positive impact on society and providing support to entrepreneurs who are looking to make a meaningful difference. A proof point is Telosity by Vinaj Ventures, the fund he founded in 2019 that invests in early-stage companies that provide affordable and scalable solutions to improve mental well-being in young people – especially in underserved communities.
Anish is a member of the Alliance of Chief Executives. He serves as a board member and in advisory roles to a number of organizations. Prior to Vinaj Ventures, Anish led Citi Ventures' Global Lab Network & Accelerators and was a key leader in JP Morgan Chase's Digital Customer Experience & Innovation organization. He also held various senior and executive positions at startups such as Egreetings, Geodesic and Lexy, where he pioneered new consumer-facing mobile services. Anish spent six years at Orange, building the mobile innovation practice in Silicon Valley, followed by driving strategic partnerships in London as Director of Business Development. Early in his career, Anish was part of the development team that built Bank of America's first online banking website, along with its first credit card website.
Anish graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science and French. His interests include soccer, cooking, running and traveling with his family.
Faye is currently Co-Founder and Board Member at Mirai SV Global and Partner at Vinaj Ventures, investing in digital health startups with Telosity.co Fund and consulting in innovation and venture investments with corporations. She has served on the Board of Director: Ascend Leadership, Claremont McKenna Alumni Association, Berger Institute, Summer Search, Innovation Executive Forum and Advisor to: UCSF Catalyst, ANA Innovation Advisor, Somnology MD, Autonomous.ID, Food System 6, Exponential Talent, Plug and Play Accelerator Advisor, Asian Foundation Lotus Circle, and AI and Healthcare Publication.
Faye has been recognized by Insurance Business Hot 100 and Elite Women in Insurance Business America, Ascend Leadership Award, Computer World's Top Premier IT Leaders, Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Kaiser Permanente Asian Community and Innovation Enterprise Best Ideation Award.
In partnership with PESI, our event offered CE credits for mental health professionals who attend. For those unable to make the trip to Arizona, the CE credits were attainable virtually via PESI's streaming platform during the live event.