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4 - 6 June 2024
Vienna House by Wyndham Andel’s BerlinBerlin

Check Warner MBE
Founding Partner at Ada Ventures


Francesca (known as Check) is one of the founding partners of Ada Ventures, a pre-seed and seed venture capital fund with over $150m under management, investing in breakthrough ideas for the hardest problems we face. Ada Ventures is backed by a group of mission aligned investors, including founders of Europe’s biggest technology companies including Wise and Supercell. Ada Ventures is named after Ada Lovelace, the pioneering computer programmer and mathematician, who was never recognised during the time she lived for what she contributed to the advancement of technology and science. Check is also the co-founder of Diversity VC, a non-profit that seeks to drive diversity, equity and inclusion in venture capital across the US and the UK. Check was awarded an MBE in the 2023 King's New Year Honours List for services to Equality and Diversity in the Venture Capital Sector.

Check Warner MBE's Network

Agenda Sessions

  • Hosted roundtables

  • Where are LPs putting their capital?

  • Walking the talk: which DEI strategies work and what is still missing