Join us for an online conversation packed with great insights about the life of a startup and ways to make it work. We will start with a 10 min max intro about Aurore’s work and vision of the Startup ecosystem and then we dive into community questions. You can ask anything you want
Aurore Belfrage is experienced and slightly obsessive about building tech businesses, either as a co-founder or investor. She’s a news junkie, ex-scrap dealer, speechwriter & aubergine lover.
Aurore started her operational career as a scrap dealer in Stena Metall Group where she was managing director for the Czech and Italian markets. Aurore until recently headed up Early Stage at EQT Ventures ($630m). She co-founded the hyped global gift card startup Wrapp with Skype founder Zennström and Linkedin founder Reid Hoffman as early investors.
She lived in Saudi Arabia as a child and above and beyond being an avid aubergine craving tourist in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey she manages a portfolio of Middle Eastern tech startups and investor clients at Busy B Ventures.
During 2014-2015 she partnered with the current affairs site Your Middle East and hosted a successful Middle East no-nonsense roadshow across 9 markets about startups and the power of entrepreneurship “Saluting the Crazy and Naïve”. Check out her blog iAubergine.com