Olga Afanasyeva serves as the CEO of the Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA). She was appointed as Ukraine’s Ambassador of Women in Venture Capital. Olga is also the co-organizer of Ukraine House Davos (2018-2020), as well as Ukrainian Pavilion at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) for 4 years – biggest tech show with 200k attendees.
Olga is a co-organizer of VC ChatrOOm, a real-time vlog with global VC industry leaders. VC ChatrOOm aims to help the market to get insights first-hand on how the capital markets and innovations will develop during and after the COVID-19 outbreak.
Olga holds a Ph.D. in Finance and is an author of more than 50 scientific papers, researches, and 3 books on finance, investments and banking. She was nominated in Top-50 Business Women in Ukraine according to multiple ratings during the last years, as well as Financial Times and Google nominated Olga as a “Digital Changemaker New Europe 100”