Masha Drokova is the founder and general partner of Day One Ventures.
Since its inception, Drokova’s early-stage venture capital firm has invested in companies in 18 countries, including 17 women-founded startups, and has secured $20 million in capital.
While angel investing, Drokova tested an original model she had conceived: leading communications and PR for her portfolio companies. This lead to a unique business venture and Day One Venture’s mission and structure.
She has brought in significant press and investment to her porfolio companies by following a fool-proof, four-step strategy.
As the company grew, she began to expand her investor pool to include owners of banks, heads of private equity firms, and family offices. “When these investors saw our portfolio growth, deal flow, and LPs experienced in tech, it became obvious that our model is unique,” Drokova said.
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Masha Drokova keeps her elevator pitch simple: “I fund startups and tell their stories,” the founder and general partner of Day One Ventures states on her LinkedIn page.
Judging from the results, she’s darn good at it, too. Since the inception of Drokova’s early-stage venture capital firm in 2017, Day One has invested in companies in 18 countries, including …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Life