Anna dvornikova

Managing Partner

Besides TEC Ventures, Anna is a Managing Director @ TEC (The Entrepreneurs’ Club -, an international network of 10K+ high-tech entrepreneurs, executives, investors, and other professionals in the Valley.

As part of her non-profit activities, Anna is the President and a Board member @ AmBAR (, growing it over the years from a small local gathering to the largest business network of Eastern-European and Eurasian professionals in the world with 50K+ members.

Anna is a Founder @ SVOD - Silicon Valley Open Doors ( technology investment conference - the premier yearly event in the Silicon Valley bringing 1K+ attendees: local & international start-ups, prominent Silicon Valley angels, VCs, leading technology, business media, and top US tech companies.

Previously, Anna was an angel investor with some of her portfolio companies rating as top 10 Russian high-tech startups. She is the author of many articles on entrepreneurship, angel and venture financing.

In 2010, Anna organized, in partnership with Rusnano, the first historical delegation of 20 Managing Partners from top Silicon Valley VC firms ($60 bln+ under management) to Moscow to meet with business & government elite, including President Medvedev. The trip resulted in $400M+ in deals. She was the organizer/host of the Russian President's visit in the Silicon Valley.

Anna is a frequent speaker @ international conferences. She was featured on CNN, in Wall Street Journal, San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley Business Journal, as well as major Russian TV channels and newspapers.

Anna was named among "100 Most Influential Women of 2014" by the Silicon Valley Business Journal (in category "Women VCs").

Anna holds her J.D. from the prestigious Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and her Master of Laws degree from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley.