Sitar is a managing partner of Connect Ventures, a seed-stage fund focusing on European internet and mobile companies. Connect Ventures' investments include: Boiler Room, Citymapper, Typeform, Marvel, and Pact Coffee.
Prior to Connect Ventures, Sitar was with Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures for seven years and led that firm's investment in SoundCloud, where she was a board member for several years.
Prior to becoming a venture capitalist, she spent three years with technology M&A bank Broadview (now part of Jefferies).
Board & Advisor Roles (7)Update
|May, 2015||incrediblue||$1.8M / Seed (Lead)||Connect Ventures|
|Dec, 2014||Space Ape||$7M / Series C||Connect Ventures|
|Dec, 2014||Space Ape||£4.5M / Venture||Connect Ventures|
|Aug, 2014||Pact||£2M / Series A||Connect Ventures|
|Jul, 2010||Handmade Mobile||$9M / Series C||Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures|
|Jun, 2007||Handmade Mobile||£2M / Series B||Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures|
|Mar 22, 2016||Venture Beat - Human resources startup CharlieHR raises $1.4 million to target small businesses|
|Mar 22, 2016||Tech City News - London startup CharlieHR raises £1m in seed funding|
|Jun 25, 2015||Tech City News - Tech City at the Europas: The A-list|
|May 8, 2015||FinSMEs - incrediblue Closes $1.8M Funding|
|May 15, 2014||TechCrunch - Mens’ Personal Shopper Site The Cloakroom Raises €1.2M|
|Jan 8, 2014||RudeBaguette - After New York & London, all-in-one public transit guide Citymapper launches in Paris|
|Nov 7, 2013||Jason Ball's TechBytes - Women and Tech|
|Oct 28, 2013||TechCrunch - Watch The Live Stream For Disrupt Europe 2013 Here!|
Upcoming Event Appearances (1)
September 25, 2016 - September 27, 2016
10:00am - 11:30pm
ICM – Internationales Congress Center Munich, Messegelände 81823 München, Muenchen, Bayern, Germany
Bits & Pretzels is a 3 day conference for founders and people from the startup ecosystem with over 3.600 attendees.