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FinovateFall
September 9-11, 2024
The Marriott Marquis Times SquareNew York

Ihar Mahaniok
Managing Partner at Geek Ventures
Speaker

Profile

Ihar Mahaniok, an immigrant engineering leader with over 20 years of experience building code and machine learning models for startups and conglomerates, founded Geek Ventures after seeing the difficulties immigrant entrepreneurs faced when trying to raise capital and make connections within the U.S. venture-capital ecosystem.

Ihar raised a $23M fund with Geek Ventures. He invested in 200+ startups, with 15 exits, and 5 seed stage investments becoming unicorns, including Instacart, Pandadoc, People.ai, Jeeves, Airbyte.