Beta Boom


Beta Boom invests in startups that are building the future for women and multicultural consumers. We look beyond pedigree, and invest in founders with exceptional domain expertise, passion, perseverance, focus, and hustle. Post-investment, we work alongside founders every day to help them grow their companies and succeed in the long term.




Fintech, Healthcare, E-commerce/ Consumer Internet


Pre-Seed, Seed


North America




Kimmy Paluch

Kimmy grew up in Kingston, Jamaica and fell in love with computers as a kid and was often found tinkering, running command line code and inevitably breaking them. Kimmy is a tech entrepreneur, former software engineer, and diversity advocate. In college and early in her career, she was often the only Black woman computer scientist in the room. She developed the whitespace gaming division for LeapFrog Inc. and served as Director of Digital Marketing for a 3D printing toy startup in the Midwest. Kimmy has a B.A. in Computer Science and Spanish from Dartmouth College and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management. She’s been named one of VC Journal Women of Influence 2021, Impact Magazine Women of Impact 2021 and Utah Business Women of the Year 2020.

Sergio Paluch

Sergio immigrated to Chelsea, Mass. in the late 1980s, when it was a major drug trafficking gateway and riddled with gang warfare. Even at eight years old, he realized that “The Land of Opportunity” was a relative term. After college, Sergio co-founded and led product & engineering for AtmaGo, an award-winning platform for low-income communities which has served 8M+ users globally. He was founding partner of Boom Factor, a Silicon Valley-based innovation firm. He also served as Director of User Experience for Khosla-backed, where he helped grow traffic from 2.5M to 6.3M monthly users. Sergio holds B.A. degrees in physics and economics from Dartmouth College and an M.A. in development economics from Boston University. He also did research in quantum computing (Grover Search Algorithm) at the graduate level.