Myrto Papathanou

Partner, Metavallon VC

Myrto is a Partner at Metavallon VC, a fund investing in early stage Technology Innovation startups in Greece and Europe. She started her career in banking in London, working for Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. Returning to Greece in 2007, she held several operational and finance executive roles in ICT and high-tech companies. Her last role before co-founding Metavallon VC, was Group CFO in EFA Ventures, a group active in high tech and Aerospace, Aviation and Defense.

Myrto has also been active in the non-profit sector, co-founding Ethelon and fundraising for AFI (first microfinance organization in Greece). She is an economist, with an MSc in Finance from Imperial College and an MBA from INSEAD. In 2016 she was recognized as ‘Leader of the Year’ by Linkage Greece in appreciation of her extraordinary leadership quality and contribution to the progress of business and society.