Faz K. Bashi, MD, has a research background in Immunology and Virology from UCSF. He is Lead Venture Investor for Portfolia’s FemTech Funds I, II and III, focused on Women’s Health and Wellness (www.portfolia.co), an active member of Life Science Angels (www.lifescienceangels.com) in Silicon Valley and an Emeritus Board Member of the Angel Capital Association (ACA; www.angelcapitalassociation.org) where he continues to Chair the ACA&’s Life Sciences Syndication group. He is active with UCSF’s Entrepreneurship Startup 101 and Lean Launchpad, and serves on the external advisory board member for UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and Johns Hopkins’ Center for BioEngineering and Design (CBID; https://cbid.bme.jhu.edu/). He mentors women entrepreneur leaders for Springboard Enterprises (www.sb.co) Life Sciences Council.
Dr. Bashi is also very active in the Animal/Pet Health entrepreneurial ecosystem and serves as an advisor to One Health Group (www.onehealthgroup.com), with 72 issued patents providing non-contact, highly accurate, medical-grade remote-monitoring animal health data. Dr. Bashi is committed to helping find treatments for Tinnitus, Autism, Lupus, and Vascular diseases. He completed several triathlons with Team-In-Training to raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
FemAging is a new innovation sub-sector featuring products, services and innovations targeted toward women age 40+.
The FemAging Project is hosting a series of online events sponsored by AARP, highlighting data from the FemAging 2023 study about Blacks, Asians and Hispanics.
The FemAging Project launched in 2019 with a vision to help women ages 40+ achieve their fullest potential. How better to enhance women’s sphere of influence than to improve her health with solutions driven by technological advances.
Since 2019, FemAging Project has been supporting health and tech leaders and investors with educational seminars and research reports that culminate in the annual FemAging Fast Pitch Event, and by connecting entrepreneurs with a network of advisors, mentors and investors.
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The FemAging Project provides the health and tech industry leaders and investors with research and education that helps improve awareness of health and wellness issues facing women ages 40+ and drive innovation development and adoption. Learn more about the Project at