Alisha Golden

leads investments for Techstars Toronto

Alisha Golden leads investments for Techstars Toronto. Prior to joining Techstars Alisha founded Plan A, a pre-accelerator for women-led start-ups across Sub-Saharan Africa. Alisha Golden is a catalyst for entrepreneurial transcendence, bridging the continent to the diaspora for collaboration through capital allocation and investment.  Alisha’s career spans across 4 continents and her work has been recognized by leading organizations such as Pivotal Ventures, The World Economic Forum, NASA, and The United Nations. Alisha’s current role on the investment team at Techstars culminates her decade-long experience of scaling early-stage start-ups to profitability.

10:55 - 11:35

Day 1

Panel: The African VC Opportunity

Startup + VC Festival | Main Stage

A look at the current state of the VC landscape and what changes are occurring.