Bindi Karia is passionate about all things start-up in Europe and connecting the dots between Investors, Founders, Corporates and Government. She is the founder of a Boutique Advisory Firm, bindi ventures, focused on advising and connecting across four core Innovation pillars for commercial success.
Bindi is deeply embedded in the European startup scene and tech ecosystem. Her expertise on digital disruption and transformation are applicable globally. Any organisation looking for someone who can cut through the noise and explain what is and will soon be re-shaping the way we live, consume and do business, Bindi is the perfect candidate.
Bindi’s passion for entrepreneurship was cemented as Venture Capital/Emerging Business lead at Microsoft UK. For five years, she led BizSpark (now Microsoft Ventures). She focused on how Microsoft could drive success for early-stage technology companies, and partnered with the UK Investor Community. She’s an active mentor at many top London Incubators. She currently sits on the Advisory Boards of seven startups, one Venture Debt fund, and is a Venture Partner at a London VC. She has been appointed by the World Economic Forum to their Digital Leaders of Europe Group. In 2016, Bindi was named by Computer Weekly as one of the 50 Most Influential Women in UK Tech. She has also been on the Wired UK Top 100 Digital Power Broker list from 2010 – 2012, among other awards.