Partner, Fifty Years
Ela Madej is a serial entrepreneur and a Founding Partner at Fifty Years, an early stage venture capital fund that backs entrepreneurs solving the world’s biggest problems with technology. She’s a Y Combinator alum who previously co-founded the enterprise software company Base CRM, a software development company Applicake, and was also a Partner at Innovation Nest, a Europe-focused VC firm. With Fifty Years, Ela has invested in over 29 private companies in areas such as synthetic biology, energy, space tech, health tech, food tech, autonomous vehicles, and more. Ela also runs Impact.tech, a platform for technologists in Silicon Valley who want to combine purpose with profit.