Advisor & Mentor
London South Bank University
Valery Komissarova is an advisor & mentor to early-stage startups in frontier tech space in the areas of marketing, business development & fundraising. Until recently, she was a Principal at Grishin Robotics, first hardware-only VC firm. As the first employee, Valery played instrumental role in getting firm's brand off the ground as well as building its investment portfolio, ultimately leading to a successful fundraising of $100M fund. She sourced multiple investments in Grishin Robotics's portfolio, including Spire, littleBits, Zipline, Sphero and others. Prior to that, Valery worked in engineering, marketing & business development roles at multiple startups, most notably - Mail.Ru Group, which became the largest internet-company in Eastern Europe and went public on LSE in 2010.
SKILLS- Business Development Communications Competitive Analysis Due Diligence Financial Investment Management Legal Management Networking Public Relations Research Robotics Sourcing Start up Startups Venture Capital