Ana-Maria Yanakieva

Investment Manager


Ana-Maria Yanakieva

Ana-Maria Yanakeiva is the Investment Manager at Outlier Ventures, responsible for identifying new market opportunities while leading the deal flow team and managing Outlier Venture’s investor universe from pipeline management to enriching thesis for the firm.

Ana-Maria is also responsible for the identification and implementation of new Outlier Venture’s Base Camp deals with a specific focus on fundraising, go-to-market planning, and overseeing the full investor relations process for the accelerator.

Ana-Maria began her career in venture capital more than four years ago, with the investment team at LAUNCHub Ventures, an early stage (seed) venture capital fund with tendencies of investing in digital space (SaaS, enterprise software, health tech, e-commerce, mobile, IoT). She contributed to growing their portfolio, including 1inch, The Graph, Zerion, GoAvio and Fite, as well as assessing opportunities in the blockchain and DLT space.

She is an active member of the #SandboxHillRoad community aimed at growing Web 3 by creating space for collaboration and onboarding the next 10,000 users into the metaverse. Additionally, Ana-Maria participates in communities supporting Gen Z and women in venture capital.