Partner, Beacon Capital
Maria is the founding managing partner of Beacon Capital, a London-based venture capital firm that invests in pre-Series A stage, enterprise tech (B2B) ventures. Maria built Beacon’s portfolio to 20 plus companies that include category-defining, global businesses such as Topia, Epignosis (partially exited), Ometria and Lifebit. She has led numerous investment rounds and is on the board of a number of portfolio companies. Maria mentors young entrepreneurs, is on the Enterprise Committee of The Royal Academy of Engineering, the Advisory Board of Reload Greece and serves as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at INSEAD. She studied engineering at Imperial College London and Ethniko Metsovio Polytechneio in Athens and holds an MBA from Cranfield School of Management.