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Vera Baker

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Venture Partner, Jua Fund

Vera Baker is an entrepreneur, operator, and investor pushing for diversity in the tech ecosystem. Based in Paris, she is a Venture Partner at Jua Fund, an early-stage, Pan-African fund that invests capital and community into exceptional founders. She invests into European startups as an Angel Investor for Atomico and works directly with budding startups as an Investor in Residence at the Founders Institute Paris Chapter. She mentors underrepresented founders in the Unconventional Accelerator in the Nordics and the Colors Accelerator in Paris. She has also built a global community of women of color (and their allies) via For Colored Girls Who Tech, a curated weekly newsletter highlighting entrepreneurship and venture capital in the tech ecosystem.