Startupbootcamp FinTech Dubai Mentor
Vera is an innovation advisor for governments and corporates, an angel investor, a female empowerment supporter, and a social impact advocate.
Vera is a member of the founding team for the Dubai Future Accelerators, an initiative launched by the Dubai Government to accelerate innovation by pairing the world’s most exciting technology companies with leading government departments to create transformational solutions with a global impact. Before joining the Dubai Government, Vera set up the UAE chapter of Techfugees, a social enterprise mobilizing the international tech community to respond to the refugee situation. Prior to that, Vera was the Founder and Managing Director of a tech startup in the Middle East. Before her career in the tech and innovation world, Vera completed her MSc at the London School of Economics and worked as a political consultant in the European Union in Brussels. Vera has lived in 10 countries and is fluent in four languages.