Ari is Founder and General Partner of Mindful Venture Capital, an early-stage venture fund focused on elevating investments for human progress.


Mindful Venture Capital is based in Menlo Park, California and focuses on Pre-Series B deep tech investments across infrastructure, healthcare, and financial services.

Previously, Ari was Principal at Silicon Valley Data Capital, an early-stage venture fund focused on transformative data companies. Ari joined SVDC from Royal Bank of Canada, where she was Group Product Manager of Innovation on the West Coast and Director of New Product Development for RBC Capital Markets. Prior to RBC, Ari was Interim COO at IdeaFlow, a next-generation collective intelligence platform and an Analyst at Morgan Stanley in Wealth Management and Alternative Investments.

Ari is also Senior Advisor to the Stanford Behavior Design Lab, where she formerly led research and continues to focus on habit formation, behavior sequences, and consensual technology design to facilitate sustainable behavior change at scale.

Ari holds a Bachelor of Science in Symbolic Systems (SymSys) from Stanford University.