About the Creator

"Untold Silicon Valley" is the brainchild and passion project of Lisa Tsou.

Lisa Tsou is the founder of The Winning Pitch, a private consulting practice which advises startup companies on growth strategy and funding so they can reach the next level. 

She is passionate about empowering entrepreneurs with the tools to raise the money they need and grow so they can realize their dreams!

Besides working with private clients, Lisa serves as a mentor at accelerator programs including Techstars Los Angeles and the SAM Preccelerator, and as a coach to conferences including Allbright’s Pitch Day with HSBC and Salesforce’s Dreampitch events, preparing founders to pitch to all-star panels of investors, including Mark Cuban, Chris Sacca and will.i.am.

Lisa also speaks regularly on issues related to startups, tech and women in business.  She has been a featured speaker at events including Talk Tech at UC Irvine, The West Hollywood Women’s Leadership Conference, The SoGal Summit, The USC Graduate Women in Business Summit, The Recurring Revenue Conference and Bruin Entrepreneurs, and has been featured in The Huffington Post, Business Rockstars, Women 2.0, the Standing Out podcast, GenHERation and StartupNation.

From 2014 to 2021,, Lisa served as a board member and judge at Women Founders Network (WFN), as well as running the coaching program at WFN.  Since 2013, Women Founders Network alumnae have raised over $100 million.

Lisa is a graduate of Stanford University and Columbia University School of Law and received her MBA from the Marshall School of Business at USC with Beta Gamma Sigma honors.  She is a member of both the New York State and California bars.