Entrepreneur | Investor | Host of Making of a Mogul
Tanya Sam is a tech-savvy investor that has made it her mission to empower the next generation of minority entrepreneurs. As the Director of Partnerships at TechSquare Labs, Tanya has mentored over 60 companies with women and minority founders and helped invest in over 50 companies that have generated a total of over $100 million in revenue. She also Co-leads the Ascend 2020 Atlanta program that supports minority and female founders and Co-founded BuiltxWomen, a business accelerator for female entrepreneurs.
Prior to joining the technology industry, Tanya served as an Oncology nurse practitioner at Northside Hospital, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and more. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Genetics and Cell Biology from McGill University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Toronto.
Currently, Tanya is the host of the tv docu-reality series Making of a Mogul. Launching in Fall 2020, this series is dedicated to highlighting successful entrepreneurs in the Black, Brown and Latin communities. She also appeared on the hit Bravo TV show The Real Housewives of Atlanta and serves on the Board of Directors for Kate’s Club, a non-profit organization that empowers children that have experienced the death of a parent or sibling.
Tanya is a native of Toronto, Canada, and lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her fiancé Dr. Paul Judge.