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Georgie Hazell

Head of Engagement, Augmentum FinTech

Category:  Rising Stars (Returnees, Young Professionals, FinTech Newbies)

Georgie has worked in a number of startups across people, strategy and growth positions and now leads engagement at fintech-focused VC fund Augmentum.

Following her MBA and a consultancy project with Crowdcube, Georgie moved into venture capital. Passionate about diversity and inclusion, particularly in VC and entrepreneurship, Georgie founded women in tech network Elevate, led on UK expansion for Her Campus Media, mentors with The Girls Network and volunteers with Diversity VC.

At 29 years old, she now heads up engagement at Augmentum Fintech, the UK’s only publicly listed venture capital fund focusing on fintech. This involves supporting portfolio company growth, engaging with investors and the wider fintech ecosystem (including marketing, partnerships and diversity initiatives), and supporting the team internally.