Managing Partner, Capital A Partners & Butterfly Venture Fund III
Tanya is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Capital A Partners Venture Funds I & II, (http://www.capitalapartners.com/) where those funds have invested in 16 early stage companies; 10 U.S.A, 3 Sweden, 2 Finland, & 1 Iceland based. She is also a Managing Partner of Butterfly Venture Fund III, based in Helsinki, Finland, that will launch in the Fall of 2016. The Fund will focus on pre-seed and seed investments within the IoT and related technology space and concentrate on those companies located in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark & Iceland. Tanya is an accomplished professional with a 20-year career in Financial Services including M&A, Asset Management & Risk Management while working with Entrepreneurial / Founder-owned businesses on growth capital needs & exit strategies. Her sector experience includes ICT, IoT, Industrial technology, oilfield/ energy tech / services, agribusiness, consumer products and financial services. Collectively Tanya has managed assets and worked on transactions in excess of $1 Billion in the U.S., Mexico, U.K., Europe, Japan, China, Brazil, Columbia & Peru. Previously, Tanya worked for 12 years with Wall Street firms such as Merrill Lynch & Allegiance Capital and moved to Stockholm, Sweden in February 2014 from Manhattan with her family. She received a dual Bachelors Degree in Mathematics & Marketing from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia with a Collegiate Tennis Scholarship.