Elena is an Associate at Relay Ventures. As a member of the Investment team, in this multidisciplinary role, Elena supports a broad range of functions from industry research to financial modelling to portfolio monitoring. She has over 10 years of corporate finance experience, having helped companies and subsidiaries in Asia, Russia, the EU, and North America. Prior to joining Relay Ventures, Elena worked as a Chief Financial Officer at a venture stage fintech startup, Tools For Brokers, where she focused on improving operational efficiency and private placement activities, while growing the company to profitability.
Elena holds a Master’s degree from Russian State University for Trade and Economics with a specialty in Accounting, earned a Diploma in IFRS from ACCA, and is working on the CFA designation – Elena passed Level II in the fall of 2021. Elena is based in our Toronto office.