Former CEO and Founding Managing Director, Startup Bangladesh Ltd.
Tina is the former CEO and the founding Managing Director of Startup Bangladesh Ltd. – the first and only venture capital fund sponsored by the Government of Bangladesh (GoB). During her five-year tenure with the GoB, Tina oversaw the pre-launch strategic and operational plans for the fund (as Investment Advisor to ICT) and then the formal launch of the $65 million fund (as CEO). A certified public accountant, with more than 25 years of Silicon Valley PE and VC experience, currently Tina is a Senior Government Policy Advisor and Global Investments Liaison with a focus on digital women entrepreneurship/SME, technology and innovation start-ups and equity and inclusion. Her work entails relevant engagements with global development agencies cutting across multiple emerging economies. Formerly, a Senior Director for PwC, USA and Director for Horsley Bridge Partners, USA, Tina’s expertise lies in intergovernmental relations and public-private partnership facilitation, financial due diligence, valuations, equity structures, and governance models, stakeholder management and consensus building, media and public speaking engagements. Tina can be reached via www.linkedin.com/in/tinajabeen