About Miriam Rivera
Miriam is co-founder and managing director of Ulu Ventures, an early seed stage venture fund in Silicon Valley focused on IT startups. Entrepreneurs in the current fund are quite diverse by industry standards and Miriam is dedicated to increasing diversity in both the entrepreneurial and investment communities. Prior to founding Ulu Ventures in 2008, Miriam was vice president / deputy general counsel at Google, which she joined in 2001 as the second attorney. Before Google, Miriam worked for Ariba as counsel, after having co-founded angel and then venture-backed Outcome Software. Previously, she worked as a strategy consultant for Accenture and as an associate at the law firm of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison. Miriam is the co-founder, former co-president and on the board of Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs and a Kauffman Fellow in venture capital and a board member of the Kauffman Foundation. Miriam graduated from Stanford University, where she earned the AB, AM and JD/MBA degrees.