Innovate Finance FinTech Academy: Startups meet Investors

Date: 30 November 2022

Time: 16:30 - 18:00

Location: Storey Club, 100 Liverpool St, Broadgate, London EC2M 2AU

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The Innovate Finance Startup Academy continues with a ‘Meet the Investor’ event. This is an informal event where participants can meet and ask questions to a FinTech Investor.

The session is moderated by Innovate Finance.

There are limited spaces available so please book in advance.

Yvonne Bajela

For this first session, we are delighted to welcome Yvonne Bajela, Partner at LocalGlobe, EMEA’s most successful investor in unicorns at Seed stage and one of a family of four funds from EMEA lifestage tech investor Phoenix Court Group.

Yvonne is also a Venture Partner at early-stage investment firm Impact X Capital. Prior to Impact X. She was the youngest ever Senior Investment Manager at Japanese investment giant, Mitsui, where she managed over $200 million in investments.

Yvonne has backed and worked with a growing roster of fast-growing companies including Wise and Marshmallow. Throughout her career, she has been committed to underrepresented founders and Yvonne is a strong advocate for entrepreneurship and female empowerment. She is also an important contributor to promoting diversity and inclusion across the industry.

In 2020, Yvonne was listed on the Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Europe Finance List, along with a position on Forbes’ 25 Leading Black British People. She is also a member of the London Hub of Global Shapers of the World Economic Forum, a community of young people driving change, and recently had exposure on the FTSE 250 listed HarbourVest Global Private Equity board and is a Non-Executive Director at Innovate Finance.

Please join us on Wednesday, November 30 from 4:30pm to 6pm. 

Read more about the Innovate Finance FinTech Academy here.