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Iynna Halilou

Iynna Halilou
Investor, Moxxie Ventures

Iynna is an investor at Moxxie Ventures and a Partner at the MBA Fund (a pre-seed fund that invests in companies founded by UPenn, Stanford, and Harvard alumni ). She focuses on enterprise software deals in Vertical SaaS (she's particularly excited by all things unsexy tech ie. industries that have traditionally been overlooked and are now in dire need of innovation including: logistics, mobility, manufacturing, construction, deeptech etc.) Iynna was named a rising star VCs by Business Insider.

Prior to Moxxie, Iynna built the global division of NYC's largest seed fund and tech accelerator, she ran Muhammad Yunus-backed social impact accelerator Yunus & Youth, and she led Operations for the award-winning edtech startup Enza Academy. She started her career at the United Nations. Iynna is a true global citizen, being from Cameroon and Madagascar. She lived and worked in Paris, Durham (UK), London, Moscow, Dakar (Senegal), New York. Iynna is a current MBA Candidate at the Wharton School. She earned a Bachelor's from Durham University, where she majored in International Affairs and a Master's from NYU with a focus on International Development. Her native language is French, and she is fluent in Spanish.