Iva Tchetinova is Venture Capital Associate at Tech Tour Global. She graduated from ESADE Business and Law School (Spain) and Ivey Business School (Canada).
She developed and currently manages the Digital Track of EIC ScalingUp project, dedicated to creating a model for European deep tech Series B/C companies to scale beyond, connecting them with strategic investors and partners for success and impact. It is financed by the European Innovation Council (EIC). She also manages the Tech Tour Growth 50 - the annual Tech Tour programme & event choosing the 50 future unicorns through a selection process of the top European growth investors.
Via Tech Tour as a partner, she worked directly with the Corporate Venture Capital – Swiss Post on developing their investment portfolio. Furthermore, she developed and created company challenges such as "Tech Tour Logitech Challenge 2020" - scouting global companies to collaborate with Logitech (with pitching sessions, deep dives & selection committee).
Coming from a family of entrepreneurs and working in the family businesses, after graduation she gained experience from different-sized companies – MClimate (startup), EY (Big 4 corporation), Delivery Hero Bulgaria (fast-growing midsize company). She speaks 5 languages – Bulgarian & Russian (native), English, Spanish and German.