Part of the founding team of Seedfund, Paula Mariwala is the Executive Director at Seedfund. She has over 20 years of experience with technology companies in USA and India. In her role as the Executive Director since inception of Seedfund in 2006, Paula has worked extensively with the entrepreneurial ecosystem in India to source, evaluate and mentor start-up companies for Seedfund. She works closely with Portfolio companies to take them to their next stage of growth and has led investments in education, healthcare and mobile technology.Paula holds an MS in Applied Physics from Stanford University, USA. She has several publications and patents to her credit in the fields of Astrophysics and Optical Communication.