Anna Hejka (1)

  • Warsaw — Member since April 2017
  • Speaks: English

Managing Partner, Investment Committee Chairman, Investor, Founder.

I am passionate about innovation and global growth of emerging European companies capitalizing on deep core trends. To support their operational growth and international expansion, Poland Growth Funds and Unicorn Nest have a global ecosystem of mentors, advisors and partners from Warsaw through Israel to Silicon Valley. To improve the venture ecosystem, I advise top policy makers in Poland and institutions such as the European Commission or the World Bank, evaluating projects on behalf of EU agencies, training and mentoring scientists and start-up dreamers. In recognition, the World Economic Forum in Davos awarded me a title of Global Leader for Tomorrow, European Association of Business Angels nominated Business Angel of the Year, while Home&Markets selected as one of 25 best financial managers in Poland. My core values are growth, integrity, creativity, teamwork.

Founder and Managing Partner of VC, seed and PE funds. Business Angel. Serial Entrepreneur and Board Member in USA and Poland. Investment (NY, Warsaw) and Corporate Banker (Madrid), analyst (Barcelona). Mentor, Advisor, Speaker and Lecturer in EMEA. Strategic thinker with rigorous attention to execution and broad industry experience conducting business across cultures and economic cycles. Leader turning challenges into opportunities with track record in global investing, building value, raising additional financing and exits.

Directly managed over 300 employees. Effectively structure transactions using financial products tailored to changing micro requirements and macro conditions. Enable organizations to drive growth, improve business processes and increase corporate flexibility. With contacts, knowledge, exceptional cross-cultural empathy and superior negotiating skills provide investors with comprehensive support in accessing and leveraging emerging trends.