Viktoriya Tigipko General Information
Ms. Viktoriya Tigipko serves as Founding Partner and Managing Partner at TA Ventures. She is an Angel Investor. She is also a President of the Odessa International Film Festival, one of the biggest audience film festivals in Central and Eastern Europe. The number of visitors exceeds 100,000 attendees. Annually, OIFF hosts the biggest open-air screening in Europe at Potemkin Steps with more than 15,000 viewers. Since 2010, Viktoriya has been the Organizer of the "IDCEE. Internet technologies and Innovations" conference, which is one of the top European conferences on Internet technologies. The conference serves as a platform for 2,500+ opinion leaders, aspiring Internet entrepreneurs, VCs, angel investors, innovators, and other IT and VC industry experts from the CEE region and beyond. IDCEE hosts the biggest Startup Alley in CEE with 150 ventures. In 2013, Viktoriya launched Code Club Ukraine, a nation-wide volunteer initiative for teaching children to code, which is a local branch of Code Club World. According to numerous annual ratings, Viktoriya was listed among the TOP-5 IT influencers in Ukraine for several times (in 2012, 2013, 2014), 200 Most Influential people in Ukraine (in 2013), and 100 Most Influential Women in Ukraine (in 2012, 2013). Viktoriya graduated from Kyiv National Economic University, majoring in international economic relations and law. She also studied financial management at Vienna University of Economics and Business and completed the ventures Capital Executive Program at Berkeley. Besides her native Ukrainian and Russian languages, Viktoriya speaks English, German, French and Italian.