Flourish Ventures Promotes Investment Leads in India and LatAm; Strengthens Bench in US and Africa with New Hires USA - English MEXICO - Spanish India - Hindi BRAZIL - Portuguese USA - English
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SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 26, 2024 ~ Flourish Ventures, a venture capital firm with a focus on fintech and a strong sense of purpose, has recently announced new additions and promotions to its global investment team. The firm has welcomed five new members in 2023 and has promoted two investment leaders, Diana Narváez in Brazil and Harsh Gupta in India, to the position of Principals.

According to Arjuna Costa, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Flourish Ventures, the new hires and promotions bring valuable capabilities to the firm's investment team. He specifically highlighted the expertise of Diana Narváez, who has a hands-on understanding of building successful startups in Latin America. With her deep connections to the region from living in Colombia, Brazil, and Mexico, Narváez is well-equipped to independently expand Flourish's presence in the area. Similarly, Harsh Gupta's leadership in India will be crucial for guiding the firm's portfolio and providing valuable insights on valuations and emerging markets.

The expanded roles for Narváez and Gupta, along with the recent hires, demonstrate Flourish Ventures' commitment to supporting early-stage mission-driven founders across all five continents where they invest. The firm currently has a global portfolio of over 70 companies that are working towards creating a fair financial system.

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In addition to these new team members, Flourish Ventures has also expanded its global presence by bringing on Jana Ahmed Aboughaly as an Investment Analyst for Africa. Aboughaly brings extensive knowledge of different regions and experience working on the ground to help grow businesses in emerging markets. She previously worked at Flat6Labs as well as being a startup founder herself. Another addition to the U.S. team is Senior Investment Analysts Matt Kelly and Crystal Sun who will support Flourish's entire U.S. portfolio by sourcing opportunities, conducting research and due diligence, and executing deals.

On the operations side, Charlee Brady joins as a People Operations Associate, responsible for building strong organizational cultures within portfolio companies. She has experience in event planning, human resources, and compliance systems. Garrett Chiem also joins the team as a Senior Associate, bringing his expertise in financial planning and analysis from his previous role at RSM.

Flourish Ventures is excited to have these talented individuals join their team and contribute to their mission of creating a fair financial system. With their diverse backgrounds and expertise, they will add to the firm's breadth of knowledge in key areas such as investment, operations, and human capital. The firm is dedicated to supporting its entrepreneur partners who share the belief that their work can make a positive impact on the world.
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