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is a startup virtual assistant. We help entrepreneurs at top venture communities like YC, StartX, and Techstars save 1000s of hours on repetitive tasks like lead generation, market research, and admin operations.
Entrepreneurship is a hero’s undertaking and every hero needs a team. By providing a single point of contact that helps entrepreneurs tackle repetitive tasks in their ventures, Pareto allows them to focus on the big picture. Combining a vetted human workforce with software solutions, we’re bring innovation to the outsourcing industry while delivering cost-effective service, quality-assured results, and seamless UX.
Long term, we see ourselves building the human-machine infrastructure for the future of business automation, leveraging human-machine systems to empower people everywhere with meaningful work.
Pareto was founded in 2019 by Phoebe Yao, a
and HCI researcher, after she took a gap year from college to build tech for emerging markets at Microsoft Research India. She also performed with orchestras around the world as a classical violist, researched team status hierarchies at the
to destigmatize mental illness at Microsoft Research in India, and published
While abroad, Phoebe saw how human-machine interaction could enable anyone anywhere in the world to deliver high quality gig work. After coming back to Stanford, Phoebe founded Pareto to create economic opportunities for women abroad while empowering startup entrepreneurs to build their businesses.