Investment Director, Alstin
Kiana Mardi is Investment Director at the VC fund ALSTIN Capital. She was involved in building companies from scratch turning into globally successful Players such as the start-up Holidu, a meta search for holiday homes. As Founder and CEO of the online fashion marketplace Glamloop, she led the successful sale of the company to a competitor with leading European venture capital companies. Kiana was also instrumental in the development of Zalando and Zalando Lounge and worked at portfolio companies of Rocket Internet including eDarling. Before she managed turnaround cases in two portfolio companies as a Restructuring Manager on behalf of the private equity company Aurelius AG.
Almost every startup founder has to go through the process of raising funds during their entrepreneurial journey. The fundraising process is often underestimated, and many founders are surprised by the fact that this process can take many months and be very exhausting. However, entrepreneurs often don’t consider what it’s like to be on the other […]