Rupa Popat

Rupa Popat

Founder & Managing Partner, Araya Ventures

Rupa is an exited entrepreneur and the Founder & Managing Partner of ArÄ'ya Ventures, a venture capital firm investing in exceptional entrepreneurs who are transforming the way we live and work. 

She is also an active angel investor in over 40 start-ups and venture capital funds, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Morgan Stanley Inclusive Ventures, and creator of ĀVA Angels, on a mission to introduce more women to angel investing through an educational course and community. 

She is 2022 Forbes Top 15 Investors in underrepresented founders, UKBAA 2023 Angel Investor of the Year Finalist and a member of the Women & Enterprise All-Party Parliamentary Group.