Co-founder Startup4City Initiative which aims to support cities and communes to expand their innovative initiatives by involving tech entrepreneurs in the “smart sustainable city development” and the lifestyle of the urban population. Since 2012, she has been active as an Innovation & Business Development Consultant and worked with different corporates and public institutions such as EIT Digital, Skolkovo Business School, etc.
Daria is a Start-up Evangelist for Corporate and Public initiatives (accelerators, incubators, talent development programs, etc.) with a focus on emerging markets (Russia, CIS) and Europe. She is passionate about entrepreneurship in terms of “how to convert bright talents into start-ups founders” and through her activities build connections between major EU innovations hubs (Berlin, London, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Milan/Trento, Vienna, Budapest, Moscow). Tech blogger, covering all aspects of IT entrepreneurship and actual events in Europe. Right now she is working on a new project: research and documentary about entrepreneurs migration in Europe. It will be a guideline for talents about major tech hubs and acceleration programs about innovations. Research consists of interviews with key European players (government organizations and agencies, corporates, investors, founders, and journalists).