Arezou Zarafshan

Arezou is an executive leader, startup founder, advisor and investor, and passionate about service and driving positive change.

Accomplished senior executive with more than 20 years of success in the Consumer Products and Technology industry.  A visionary and results-oriented leader, Arezou is known for delivering record revenue growth, business transformation and scale in record time.

She is also known as a mentor and advisor to many startup founders and new business leaders who are navigating uncharted territories of entrepreneurship and leadership. She is an expert in fundraising strategy for early-stage startups and has created Startup Fundraising Academy to aid startup founders increase their odds of success in raising capital. 

In her experience as a startup cofounder and later as an investor, Arezou realized that founders need help beyond the typical “you should network more” advice. They need a how to guide from someone who has been there and done that and that is what Arezou brings to the table: expert advice, tools and techniques and always a contagious can-do attitude. 

Arezou is an active leader in the local and national startup community and is launching her own technology startup focused on busy moms. She lives in Golden, Colorado with her husband, Evan and her son, Parsa. She’s also the mom to Sophie, a four-legged senior cat and Dolce, a four-legged for-ever puppy dog.

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