Tetyana Astashkina, is a Principal at b-to-v and joined the company in 2008. She pursues early-stage consumer internet businesses. Among others, Tetyana has worked on investments in Social Fashion Company and Happify. She splits her time between investment-related activities and fostering relations with other VCs and potential exit partners for the benefit of the b-to-v’s portfolio companies. Tetyana was born and raised in Ukraine and speaks English and German fluently. She studied International Relations at the Ivan Franko University in Ukraine and European Studies at the European University Viadrina in Germany, where she received diverse scholarships.