Dasha is a Partner at Felicis Ventures and leads the firm’s Founder Success efforts. In this role, she provides high-impact, customized support to founders and leverages the collective wisdom, data and best practices from the diverse group of 200+ companies Felicis has backed. She initiated and launched the industry’s first Founder Development Pledge, committing 1% in non-dilutive capital on top of every first check Felicis writes to be used towards personalized founder development.
She previously worked at sweetgreen, a venture-backed, fast-casual restaurant chain, where she developed, launched and managed Washington DC’s first line of bottled organic cold-pressed juices.
A native Russian, Dasha is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and started her career as a management consultant.