Team

Mihai Ivascu

Managing Partner Ambra Ventures

Serial social-impact entrepreneur based in Monaco with over 10 years of experience in project management, FinTech, software development and start-up consulting. CEO & Founder of the Fintech ‘wunderkind’ Moneymailme based in London, current owner of the media company Ingenium Media Monaco, the software house Ingenium Software Solutions, Private Travel Business and Hotel Deals Consulting and various other online projects. Enrolled in the Doctorate of Business Administration with a thesis on Disruptive Technologies for the Financial industry, alumni of various executive programs form Harvard University, MIT and Silicon Valley Innovation Centre. Managing partner of Ambra Ventures, a social impact venture focused on early stage investments in brilliant ideas and entrepreneurs, that can have a strong social impact. Also, recently appointed a member of the social impact fund Monaco Impact. After incubating and growing over 100 companies through consulting, media services, software development or business model innovation, developed a high understanding of the ingredients needed for growing a startup and delivering high returns for the investors.
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Lorena Menghia

Co-Founder Ambra Ventures

Monaco-based Pro-Athlete for over 10 years at the international level, US business-school graduate with a a degree in Business Administration, with years of experience in US based Advertising agencies, project management and product development. The US business education, work experience and athletics competitions played an important role in understanding the US consumer behaviour and better identifying the market opportunities for some of the companies managed by Ambra Ventures. The various international business events attended like Davos World Economic Forum helped build a complex skill set that translates into a strategic vision for the companies listed in the expanding portfolio of Ambra Ventures. The career in sport at the highest level nurtured a clear interest for charity support, social impact and women empowerment, by promoting a set of core values that make a difference in a different way for the project that Ambra Ventures gets involved in.

Partners

Innovation:
  • Silicon Valley Innovation Center
  • HYVE Innovation
  • Harvard Innovation Lab
  • MIT Global Leadership
  • Global Fintech Association
Education:
  • Harvard Business School
  • HIVE
  • Groupe Inseec
    International University of Monaco
  • Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest
Social Impact:
  • MONACO Impact
  • Global Giving
  • Round Table Monaco
Media
  • The Fintech Times
  • Financial Times
  • Kiwai Media
  • Ingenium Media
Investors
  • Envestors UK
  • DTF Group
  • PMK Ventures
  • EIM Capital
  • Seedrs
Legal
  • Nabarro
  • Burges and Salmon
  • Morrison Cohen
  • Wietzmann & Asociatii
Technical
  • Reactor.ai
  • MangoPay
  • Identity Minds
  • CurrencyCloud
  • Adjust
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Prepaid Financial Services