Vera is an Advisor to Xfund. She is a candidate in the MBA program at Berkeley Haas School of Business, focusing on entrepreneurship and product development. She currently runs UC Launch, a founder focused accelerator for University of California incubating 25 pre-seed startups each year. As the co-chair, she sources promising startups and organizes curriculum and resources to foster startup growth and prepare the startups for their next stage.
Vera earned her B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. She worked at multiple biotech companies of various stages before transitioning to Deloitte Consulting to help enterprises strategizing, designing and implementing SaaS solutions.