Soraya Darabi is a founder and general partner of TMV, where she invests in next-generation impact startups—with a focus on tech-enabled organizations across the care economy, the future of work and climate solutions. Darabi has led key TMV investments in Cityblock, Kindbody, Parsley Health, Ridwell, Preveta, Millie Clinic.

Darabi began her career at The New York Times as the first Manager of Digital Partnerships & Social Media. She went on to co-found the mobile app Foodspotting, named by both Apple and Wired Magazine as an App of the Year—later acquired by OpenTable, followed by Priceline. Darabi has been featured on the covers of Fast Company Magazine and BrandWeek for her work as an entrepreneur, and later became a featured guest on ABC News programs and a host of Business Schooled—ranked a Top 20 Business Podcast by Apple.

In 2017, Darabi created Transact Global, now the world’s fastest growing platform for women emerging fund managers who work in concert to raise critical LP dollars for overlooked leaders across finance. In 2022 she joined the board of directors for RFK Human Rights. Darabi graduated from Georgetown University and completed the Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century program at Harvard Kennedy School. She lives with her family in Brooklyn.