About The Speaker
Misbah Naqvi is General Partner and Co-Founder at i2i Ventures, an early-stage founder-friendly venture capital fund investing early-stage technology-enabled startups addressing big problems in Pakistan. i2i Ventures leverages its founders’ experience in the Pakistan startup space, and its sister entity Invest2Innovate's ongoing startup entrepreneurship support programs and comprehensive ground-breaking research on the market, to take an evidence-based approach in its work, and provide a unique value proposition to its portfolio companies. Misbah has 22+ years of global experience in corporate finance, entrepreneurship, impact investing, fintech and development in Pakistan, South Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the US. She has worked with Citigroup (in corporate banking), Acumen (an impact investment fund) and Boloro (a global fintech startup). She has been an Advisory Board Member of Invest2Innovate since its inception in 2011. Misbah is also a Board Member at U Microfinance Bank Ltd and a Trustee on the Board of AAS, a non-profit that provides treatment, rehabilitation and aftercare to adults and children suffering from substance abuse and/or addiction.