Farisa Magazieva

Analyst

Prior to joining our btov Private Investor Network Team as an Analyst in March 2022, Farisa successfully completed an internship at our firm. Before that, she gained extensive project management and business development experience at Amazon and Amazon Web Services, as well as sales experience at the startups Choco and VAHA. She’s passionate about diversity and part of the communications team at 2hearts to build tomorrow’s tech society with cultural diversity and fellow at Included VC, a venture capital fellowship to transform diversity within VC.

Farisa holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies from EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht with an exchange semester at Georgia State University.

It’s so energizing to work with people who are all deeply passionate about what they do!

  • With btov since: March 2022

  • Expertise in/interested in: Consumer Tech, Digital Health, Foodtech, Software

  • Favorite quote: “If you can dream it, you can achieve it.” – William Arthur Ward

  • Your “favourite futuristic technology”: Lab-grown foods (especially to substitute animal products) and developments towards healthy longevity

Q -Which values are important to you and drive you?
FM -Positivity, kindness, and optimism
Q -What technology or business trend are you particularly excited about and why?
FM -I’m excited to see how mobility and transportation will transform and strongly believe nobody will own cars in the future.
Q -Which SciFi “technology” are you missing most in the real world?
FM -I’ve been dreaming about teleportation since I was a kid! Still hoping it’ll become reality one day!
Q -What do you like about working at btov?
FM -So many things but in a nutshell, the wonderful people I am privileged to work with at btov and the incredibly inspiring founders, investors, and new business models we are learning about on a day-to-day basis. It’s so energizing to work with people who are all deeply passionate about what they do!
Q -Do you have a passion that you pursue besides work?
FM -I love hiking in nature while listening to my favorite podcasts, coffee or dinner dates with friends, swimming, exercising, traveling, and spending time with my family.
Q -What did you want to be when you were a kid?
FM -So many things but president, doctor, and founder were probably the ones I talked about the most as a child.
Q -What are your top 3 books, podcasts, etc.?
FM -I love podcasts, my all-time favorites are Impact Theory by Tom Bilyeu, The School of Greatness by Lewis Howes, and On Purpose with Jay Shetty.
Q -Which founder do you admire the most and why?
FM -Sarah Blakely is one of the founders, I have been admiring for years because she is relentlessly optimistic no matter what and has no fear of failure. She is incredibly accomplished but so down-to-earth, humble, and kind at the same time which makes her an outstanding entrepreneur and leader.
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