Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Julia Reichelstein

Julia joins Piva Capital from the entrepreneurial world, where she led digital expansion for Entrepreneurial Finance Lab (EFL), a global fintech that increases access to credit in emerging markets through alternative data credit scoring. She headed the company’s first inclusive mobile product, starting with one of Kenya’s largest commercial banks, and eventually scaling the product across three continents. Julia has previously held positions with Accion Venture Lab, Opportunity Fund, the World Bank, and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA).

Recognizing that climate change is on track to be the largest driver of global inequality over the coming century, Julia is passionate about investing in companies that enable quality of life to rise sustainably for all.

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