Anya Navidski, Founding Partner, Voulez Capital
Anya is the Founding Partner at Voulez Capital – Europe’s First VC fund for female founders – providing Seed and Series A capital to businesses with at least one female founder. She is an unrepentant entrepreneur, with almost twenty years of experience building businesses in multiple sectors and geographies, from running a £250m renewable energy venture and founding an incubator for social impact businesses, to turning around multiple ventures on behalf of investors. She has advised a European government on setting up and execution of an innovative “SME Champions” fund and acted as an advisor to JP Morgan in the area of renewable energy and innovative funding instruments. Anya is an Investor in Residence at Google for Startups, runs monthly pitch clinics for female founders, is a pioneer of Voulez Capital’s Fair Venture Principles and its Parental Leave Entrepreneurship Programme, and has been featured in many publications, including the Financial Times.