Ainhoa is a senior associate who invests in B2B technologies with a focus on companies leveraging data and AI to deliver consumer-like experiences for the enterprise.
She contributed to M12’s investment in Pod Foods – where she serves as a board director – as well as to M12’s investments in Evisort, Databook, and Ecomedes, among others. Ainhoa also manages fund- and company-level financial reporting for the entire M12 portfolio.
Prior to joining M12, Ainhoa earned her MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business where she worked as an associate for the UChicago Innovation VC Fund and was twice a participant in the top-ranked New Venture Challenge accelerator program. She began her career as a financial analyst at Intel, where she oversaw and optimized financial processes, managing more than $1.5b annually.
Ainhoa is a passionate mentor of early-in-career female founders and funders. She is fluent in Spanish and, when pronounced correctly, her name sounds exactly like saying “I know a…”