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Alina Vinogradova
Programmes and Partnerships Lead at VC4A


Alina joined VC4Africa with over 10 years of commercial experience at technology companies in both emerging and developed markets. She began her career managing communications for General DataComm, a network equipment provider for mobile operators in Russia. She then worked as a project lead at a startup digital agency later acquired by Isobar, and then pursued a corporate career at Imation, a global leader in data storage media.

Alina holds a BSc in Economics and Management from Baltic State Technical University in St. Petersburg and an MBA/MSc from Amsterdam Business School (UvA).

Currently Alina develops and manages programs and platform services to support the startup ecosystem, and oversees VC4Africa’s partnerships strategy. She is constantly looking for the fit between organizations, their objectives, and the goals of the VC4Africa community and the entrepreneurs that the community supports.