• European Woman VC 2


    CEE Woman in VC European Women in VC

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Founder and Managing Partner at Impact First Investments

Cecile is the Founder and Managing Partner at Impact First Investments, Israel's first impact venture fund. Impact First is exclusively focused on technology for social innovation generating market rate returns. Cecile is passionate about addressing global social challenges through new ideas, technologies and business models. She specializes in creating the meeting place between technology, profit and social impact and is a pioneer of the impact investing industry in Israel.

Prior to founding Impact First, Cecile managed the Noaber Foundation's Israeli investments for over 14 years, and has earned extensive hands-on management experience with high-tech start-ups. Additionally, Cecile held executive positions and led several companies as a CEO and served as a chairperson and board member on many more. She was one of the initiators of the Al-Bawader private equity fund, established to invest in businesses in the Arab community in Israel. Cecile volunteers as a mentor and loan committee member at the Keren Shemesh Foundation for the Encouragement of Young Entrepreneurs. She is a board member and observer of Impact First’s portfolio companies and treasurer of the Business Ethics Center in Jerusalem. Prior to beginning her professional career, Cecile served as an intelligence officer in the Israel Defense Forces. Cecile is also an alumnus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem where she studied political science and international relations, and is an avid practitioner and trainer of Tai-Chi.

Only 5%

of Managing Partners
of EU-based venture capital firms
are women

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350

female VC investment professionals
in our network and growing

Startup Founded or Co-founded By Women Garner Less in Investment but Generate More Revenue

Women receive 9x less money in VC funding kobiety-9xless
Female founders generate 10% more revenue kobiety-10procent

Founding Members

Kinga Stanisławska

Kinga Stanisławska

Managing Partner and Founder at Experior Venture Fund

Marzena Bielecka

Marzena Bielecka

Managing Partner, Founder

Sille Pettai

Sille Pettai

Fund Manager at SmartCap

Zlatolina Mukova

Zlatolina Mukova

Partner at NEVEQ

Mali Baum

Mali Baum

Partner & CEO W Lounge, Founding Partner & CEO MAGDA GROUP new fund Of Funds in Berlin & Global with focus on diverse team

Luz Ramírez

Luz Ramírez

Managing Partner at RED Capital Partners

Marika Mazzi Boém

Marika Mazzi Boém

Leader at the Lean in EU Women Business Angels Community

Alessandra Lomonaco

Alessandra Lomonaco

SME & Startup Advisor at IDP International Développement Partenariat

Jenny Ruth Hrafnsdottir

Jenny Ruth Hrafnsdottir

Founding Partner, Crowberry Capital

Tatjana Zabasu

Tatjana Zabasu

Managing Partner at South Central Ventures

Olga Afanasyeva

Olga Afanasyeva

Executive Director of Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association

Stéphanie Hospital

Stéphanie Hospital

Founder and CEO at OneRagtime

Ivana Šoljan

Ivana Šoljan

 CEO HUB385 Croatia

Rannveig Fadum

Rannveig Fadum

Head of Funding for Entrepreneurs at Innovation Norway

Ibolya Pinter

Ibolya Pinter

Manager at the Hungarian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

Silke Horáková

Silke Horáková

Chief Executive Director at Czech Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

Bindi Karia

Bindi Karia

Start-up expert and advisor

Cecile Blilious

Cecile Blilious

Founder and Managing Partner at Impact First Investments

Karolina Attspodina

Karolina Attspodina

Founding Partner at WLOUNGE


 

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Experior Venture Fund was co-founded by Krajowy Fundusz Kapitałowy (the National Capital Fund).

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