Oneva Wins "Best Startup in Silicon Valley 2015" at The Startup Conference

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Nannies on demand and powerful tech platform lead to win

Oneva was announced "Best Startup in Silicon Valley 2015" at The Startup Conference, held May 14, 2015 at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City. A panel of leading venture capitalists selected Oneva as the winner of the pitch competition.

Oneva provides trusted nannies, sitters and elder companions to families in the San Francisco Bay Area. The core of Oneva's ethos is to provide trust-verified caregivers that have been interviewed, vetted, and passed FBI background checks. Oneva's service is customized to the needs of individual families, providing a high-touch concierge service.

Oneva's backbone is a scalable proprietary platform that uses technology to build trust through a combination of video, secure payments and the safeguarding of families' instructions and preferences.

Anita Darden Gardyne, Co-Founder and CEO of Oneva, said, "Since we launched in January, our billable hours have gone straight up. This win is a boost to our hardworking team, and a great affirmation that our vision for trusted personalized care resonates with investors as well as our amazing caregivers and client families."

The Investor Panel was moderated by Bill Reichert, Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures. The judging investor panel included VCs from Altos Ventures, Creandum, Intel Capital, Scale Venture Partners, Trinity Ventures, Centerview Capital and Emergence Capital.

The Startup Conference is an annual event that highlights new companies and thought leaders. For more information, visit

Born of one woman's frustration to find a nanny and an elder companion that she could trust completely, Anita Darden Gardyne, co-founded Oneva with her husband Bob Gardyne. Bob is Co-Founder and CTO, and recognized for his many patents in the field of video technology.

Oneva, Inc., based in Oakland, California, provides trust-verified nannies, sitters and elder companions throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Book now at

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