About us

HERmesa is an angel investment syndicate supporting female investors and entrepreneurs.  It was born from the belief that more women need a seat at the table (“mesa” is “table” in Spanish) in order to build a fairer and more diverse future.

Name
Marla Shapiro
Founder & CEO, HERmesa
Expertise
Media, Technology, SaaS
Nationality
American/British

Founding Members

Name
Nicole Velho
Expertise
Investment Banking, Lean Startup, Fundraising Readiness
Nationality
South African/British
Name
Nene Parsotam
Expertise
Advertising, Creative Tech, Media, Content
Nationality
British Nigerian
Name
Olga Pantelyat
Expertise
Global Supply Chains, Fashion, Start-ups
Nationality
American/British/Russian
Name
Dr Maria Grazia Vigliotti
Expertise
Blockchain and Cybersecurity, Technical Innovation, Author
Nationality
Italian/British
Name
Barbara Dunbar
Expertise
Real Estate Investment, Financial Markets
Nationality
British Ghanaian
Name
Dr Laura McClintock
Expertise
Insurance/HR/Education
Nationality
Irish
Name
Cathy Wood
Expertise
Media, communications and online reputation
Nationality
British
Name
Mary-Jane Wintle
Expertise
Property
Nationality
British

Get in touch.

We would love to chat about your requirements.

hello@hermesa.co.uk