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Founder @ Acclivity Ventures
Flavia Richardson, founder of Acclivity Ventures, is innovatively equipping Central and Eastern European early-stage founders with essential knowledge through on-demand workshops.
Before Acclivity Ventures, she drove market strategy and launched £20m of debt products as the Chief Commercial Officer at Velocity Juice. Her decade-long venture capital journey spans P&O investment arm, London Co-Investment Fund, and Beacon Capital, managing over 150 top tech portfolio companies.At Silicon Valley Bank, Flavia grew portfolios by over 200 companies and £400m capital as Vice-President in the Early Stage Practice. She also originated venture debt deals.
As an Expert Evaluator at the European Commission, she appraised innovative companies funded by SME Instruments and Horizon 2020 programmes. She now serves as an Expert Coach and Jury member for the EIC Accelerator.
Additionally, Flavia imparts her expertise as a mentor for several organisations, including London and Partners, 360 Capital, and SVG Ventures, nurturing the future of tech innovation.