Founding Partner, Aureolis Ventures

Paula Mariwala

A well-known venture capitalist, Paula is the founding partner of Aureolis Ventures, which invests in innovative companies focused on social or environmental impact. She is also Founder/President Emeritus of Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs India (SAE), Managing Director of Seedfund Advisors, and Promoter Director of Hinditron Group of Companies.

As an engaged philanthropist, Paula is deeply committed to causes impacting education, environment, gender equality, human rights, and the arts. She is an active member of Krea University’s Board and sits on multiple management and advisory boards of companies and foundations.

Paula holds a Master of Science in Applied Physics from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science in Physics from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. Paula lives in Mumbai with her husband and enjoys painting, writing poetry, hiking, and cooking.