StarVest Partners is one of the largest women-owned venture capital funds in the United States. The StarVest Partners believe that their combination of experience, expertise and shared history lowers the investment management risk for investors and increases the probability of investment success.

Deborah Farrington, Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Recognized as one of the top VCs in the US: named to Forbes Midas List of Top 100 Venture Capitalists multiple times and top woman twice

Experienced Board Member: of Fortune 500 and leading public technology companies: NCR, Ceridian and NetSuite, as well as many private companies

Served as Lead Director, Chair of Nominating & Governance and Compensation Committees, and member of all major Board Committees: including Lead Director of SaaS ERP leader NetSuite from 2007 IPO to sale to Oracle for $9.4B in 2016

Digital Transformation Expert: invested nearly $500M in 50 business technology companies that became major technology platforms for Oracle, SAP, Dell, CA Tech, Hearst, Iron Mountain and Pitney Bowes

Chairman, CEO, President of three investment/ operating companies; expertise as leader of investment firms and business services companies


Laura Sachar, Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Digital Transformation Expert: Invested nearly $500M in 50 business technology companies. Many became major platforms at Dell, Mastercard, SAP, Oracle, CA Tech, Hearst, Iron Mountain and Pitney-Bowes.

Experienced Board Member: Served on over 12 corporate boards including one reached multi-million dollars in sales and profitable where Chaired Audit Committee.

Culture Driver/Operational Experience: Played key role assisting in building boards, teams, 6 CEO transitions, Go To Market strategy, shifts in culture and strategy and M&A.

Diversity in age, gender with track record of ethics and professionalism: 57 years old, actively support female leadership, 20+ years running institutionally-backed fund with highly ethical reputation.