Ekaterina (Katya) Dorozhkina is the Managing Partner at Starta Capital & Accelerator (www.StartaCapital.com).
Katya has over 10 years of experience in both startup ecosystem and corporate world. She co-founded DenArt, her own startup and has been helping large corporations and small start-ups with marketing, business development and product management. Past clients include Samsung, Casio, American Express, American Airlines, and others.
In 2015, Katya joined Starta Capital as a Managing Partner. The fund invests at seed and pre-seed stages.
Later that year, together with Alexey Girin, Starta Capital’s founder, they launched Starta Accelerator.
Starta Accelerator is New York City-based program that aims to empower startups with Eastern European roots and frontier technology.
The first cohort at Starta Accelerator includes such companies as: GeoCV, Navigine, Vote, JetHunter, HealBe, OnlinePatent.
Katya is the author of Zero Budget Marketing and Making ArtWork, ROI-Based Marketing Guide for Entrepreneurs and Startups. She
donates the royalties from her books to a charity fund “Change One Life’, which helps connect orphans with families.
Katya received her Master’s in International Economics and currently finishing up her PhD in Economics.