As an Associate, Lena supports Speedinvest with her knowledge of the CEE region. Her experience as an observer and then editor for the Forbes Russia’s technology section allowed Lena to focus on in-depth stories about pioneers in new emerging technological markets. Previous to her work at Forbes Russia, she covered startup- and VC-related topics in articles for the business newspaper RBC. What captured her interest were the success stories of technological startups coming from the CEE region.
“In tech journalism I have seen many stories of CEE entrepreneurs who had the courage to start something new. I’m happy to have a chance to do it systematically – with the Speedinvest team.”
Lena enjoys operating as an intermediary between founders and markets and is passionate about founders whose dream is to conquer global markets with new, “first-in-kind”, products. She believes her help with storytelling can be supportive for founders, and especially of “deep tech” startups, whose products are sometimes not easy to explain.
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