Mentors

Heather Henyon

Founding Partner at Mindshift Capital
  • Investor

Heather Henyon is Founding General Partner of Mindshift Capital, a venture fund investing in women-led technology start-up companies in the Middle East, Europe and US. She is Founder of the Women's Angel Investor Network (WAIN), the first and largest women's angel group in the Middle East. An active venture investor with a passion for fintech and women-led start-ups, Heather has over 80 direct and fund investments in the US, Europe and Middle East. She started her career on Wall Street and has almost 20 years of experience in venture finance, entrepreneurship, emerging markets, angel investing, fintech, crowdfunding, credit, microfinance and impact investment. Heather is a member of the Investment Committee of Dubai Angel Investors and US-based Next Wave Impact Fund. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Sekem Holding Group in Egypt and several start-up Advisory Boards. Heather has been nominated as "Investor of the Year" by Arabian Business in 2016 and 2017. She holds an MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell University and a BA from Oberlin College. Heather lives in Dubai, UAE.